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Sunday, July 08, 2018

"Hey Google, Who Was Here Tonight?"

"I'm sorry I cannot help with that, yet."

Don't worry. I can remember from a few hours ago without the help of a digital assistant. Today, we had a 'duck dinner' here. We found that today was the only day our friends could all get together this month. As one of the group members has to work odd hours we called everybody over for dinner at 3:00 as we had to end the evening at 8:00.

The Dinner

Today we ate couscous and chicken tajine. That was a different choice than Jay had created offered before.The BridgeI picked up a few growlers at Central City Brewing early today. So, after chatting a bit, we went for a pre-dinner walk. It was my idea to head up on the Pattullo Bridge. It's not far away but very scary as the eighty-year-old structure is really narrow. The zooming traffic, none of which follows the posted speed, is inches away from the one, tiny sidewalk. Oh, and there's literally no barrier for the pedestrians. Apparently, we all made it off unharmed for walked around Pier Park after looking down on it from the ageing right-of-way.

The Pano

After the meal, we used our short remaining time of the evening, sitting around talking. We talked amongst ourselves and kept shouting, "Okay, Google!" It was the first exposure to a speaker with a built-in electronic assistant for our guests. We asked questions, played songs, and watched silly YouTube videos by saying as unlikely things as, "Play cat videos on the TV."


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