The trip here to New Orleans was uneventful. The weather was great both on the ground and in the sky.
I've been using the camera phone to post a few pictures. I'll try to get some nice picture out of my 40th floor hotel window tomorrow.
At a food court in Houston, I was approached by a young man with an accent asking a question. He spoke English well, but pointed to my soda straw asking what the word for it was. Later, as I was leaving my table, I asked him what the word for it was in his language. I think he thought I was kidding, or teasing, but I wasn't. I am genuinely interested in languages. He replied that he was Syrian and that the Arabic word is (and I have no idea of the spelling, or if I even heard it correctly): kusla
ApacheCon promises to be filled with lots of learning and networking opportunities. One cool new feature is a dedicated social networking style web site to help people connect with each other and with the sessions, speakers, etc.. If you're a part of ApacheCon, check it out at http://apacheconus2008.crowdvine.com/
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