Seeing the Elephant

by wjw on October 28, 2009

Crossed an item off my life list today:

Rode the giant steampunk elephant. In France. On my birthday.

(video thanx to ralf)

Ralf the Dog October 28, 2009 at 4:34 pm

I just goggled a link to it. Here is a video.

Happy birthday!

Debbie Roggie October 29, 2009 at 12:27 am

That is so cool.


Happy birthday indeed.

Saladin October 29, 2009 at 12:51 am

Glad to see you're celebrating in awesomely elephantine fashion. Happy Birthday!

Lawrence M. Schoen October 29, 2009 at 11:54 am

What a fantastic gift for your birthday! Looks like it had to be a happy one.

Corie October 29, 2009 at 1:31 pm

Fantastic! Happy Birthday!

mindseas October 29, 2009 at 1:33 pm

Quite the elephant! Maybe even an oliphant.

Happy Birthday!


Kelly October 29, 2009 at 11:28 pm

Fantastic Walter! What a cool thing to do!

Michael Grosberg October 30, 2009 at 8:51 am

Happy birthday Mr. Williams! May you ride the Nautilus on your next B-day.

But I actually came here to tell you that I just finished reading This is Not a Game, and that I literally could not put the book away while reading it. Lately my reading habits have been in decline – too much eye strain caused me to limit my reading to 20-30 minutes a day. This is the first book in the last couple of years that kept me awake late at night, reading compulsively. Yesterday I even got online to google "Ford Phalanx"… while still holding the book in one hand and typing with the other. Couldn't put it away, you see. The bits in Jakarta were fantastic and the rest wasn't far behind on awesomeness.

dubjay October 30, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Thank you, Michael. Tell your friends to buy copies and reserve some late-night reading time.

Ralf the Dog November 3, 2009 at 9:06 pm

Re: The above post.

I have a poetry blog as well.

There once was a dog from Nantucket who kept his ….

Never mind.

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