The fourth most interesting thing was probably stumbling across Scribd. While Scribd is an interesting service (upload and download all sorts of (but mostly text-based) crap) it's a major hassle to deal with— e-mails flying back and forth, total strangers asking to be your "friend" the second you click the sign-up link, all sorts of site self-promotion on every page— it's a zoo there. All I wanted was a pdf of one document. Get a grip, Scribd! You come on too strong!
But there's a 100% chance of precipitation for the next two days, dropping to 50% for the following three. That roof will leak, I know. Got to get more buckets.
I remember mornings when the San Gabriel Mountains looked like this (this scene is about three or four miles from where I used to live.) The problem with living on a mountain, as I do now, is you can't look at them. I really miss the looming mountain views I used to enjoy in Los Angeles.