Failure of the Algorithm

I check in on the blog every other day or so that I haven’t posted to wipe the spam comment cache. Today I found this one:

“Brief but very precise information.”

On an ­überpost, no less!

I can’t recall a single time I’ve ever been referred to as “brief.”

From the “Restoring Faith in Humanity” File

On my way home from work yesterday I was at the intersection that leads into my neighborhood waiting for the left-turn light to change to green, when I saw a young man riding his skateboard across the crosswalk. On that corner of the street was a small memorial for someone who apparently died in an accident there – white cross, flowers, etc.

The young man saw the memorial, stopped, stepped off his board, read the name on the cross, crossed himself, nodded his head at the memorial, climbed back on his board and rolled off.

I didn’t get a picture of him, but I did get a shot of the memorial: