January 21st, 2006

Whale fluke

Geek love

coffeeinhell and her husband Patrick were gracious enough to let me over to their house this afternoon. I picked up the six movies on DVD that I’d ordered from her Thursday, plus two others that she hadn’t listed – that was to cover the shipping cost automatically added, because with us in the same city there was no need.

It makes me happy to see two geeks find happiness. Dawn and Patrick met at a convention. And when we were deciding whether or not to shake hands at introduction (we didn’t; mine were cold), I could reference the Young Frankenstein bit where Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn shake elbows to say goodbye with the minimum of wardrobe-and-makeup-disturbing impact. Most people would not have gotten what the hell I was talking about…