Saturday Night in New York City

June 17, 2012

It’s five to ten on Saturday night. Matt and I are in New York City. We could be at the all-you-can-eat sushi buffet a couple of blocks down from our hotel, or watching a film, or doing all sorts of cool stuff.

Instead, we’re in our hotel room. Matt is reformatting the bibliography of our neck-elongation manuscript, and I am tweaking the format of the citations.

Just sayin’.

8 Responses to “Saturday Night in New York City”

  1. Andrea Cau Says:

    It’s 7.30 Sunday morning here. Most of the 60 million people in my country is sleeping now because “it’s Sunday”. I’m writing a paragraph on a theropod paper. This is a cool stuff.

  2. Michael Eisen Says:

    That’s how I like to roll.

  3. Mike, that’s what flights are for…..

  4. Mike Taylor Says:

    Mike, that’s what flights are for…..

    I prefer using flights to actually write papers. Also, to re-read Chesterton books, listen to Transatlantic and watch episodes of “Gavin and Stacey”. For some reason “unpaid mindless clerical work” isn’t top of that list.

  5. I hear you… although Chesterton on repeat readings is a bit to priggish (I wanted a translation for “moralinsauer” – I guess priggish is a pretty good one, but I’m afraid it’s not perfect).

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