Some people are a little uptight
. Some journalists are also a little lazy. It might have helped the story if they would have explained the context for Irwin's appearance. Maybe they were worried about ruining the joke.
I dreamt of a good halloween costume idea this week but I'm not sure what it was now. It probably wouldn't have survived the transition from dream logic to real logic. No sufficiently good idea has come to me yet for this year. I could always pick up doughnuts again and wear the doughnut hat but that would be repeating myself (and once again there aren't any close Krispy Kremes).
Sold the old car to a coworker. It's a little sad to see it go but unlike old electronics you can't really keep an old car lying around in a drawer for the next few years thinking, "I might find a use for it someday…"