On Monday my brother's employer laid off 20% of their staff and he was caught in the layoffs. I'm sure he'll find something soon, but this isn't the same job market that he entered three years ago anymore.
Yesterday monstersocks and I went out to Kincaid's to celebrate my birthday. A very good meal with a wonderful steak and some nice drinks. I got some cool presents too, and more coming this weekend.
On Saturday I'll be heading out to another birthday dinner, this time at India Palace. Hooray for onion naan.
Tonight I have to avoid thinking "As a birthday present to myself I could skip the gym tonight."
I think the pictures from my hike up LeConte this summer are finally ready for sharing: