Driving Across America

Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Entry 3: Still getting ready to leave.

If all goes well, I'll leave either tonight or tomorrow morning.

Construction outside my apartment is preventing me from parking my truck outside. I'll have to wait until they're gone, then drive up to my door illegally, so I won't have to carry my stuff too far.

I got my laptop accessing the Internet thru my cel-phone. Unfortunately it's only at 14.4. I'm having these flashbacks back to 1992! A page that takes 1 second to load over my T1 now takes a few minutes.

DVDs I'm planning to take with me to play on my laptop while I drive (note that my laptop interfaces with car stereo for full surround sound):

  • Fight Club
  • Office Space
  • Pulp Fiction
  • American Pie
  • The Cable Guy
  • Can't Hardly Wait
  • Armageddon
  • Caddyshack
  • The Usual Suspects
  • The Truman Show
  • The Game
  • Goodfellas
  • Blade Runner
  • The Golden Child
  • Aliens
  • The Matrix
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
  • A Chinese Ghost Story
  • A Chinese Ghost Story 2

Although I converted all 150+ of my music CDs to MP3's, I was only able to fit the following on my laptop:

  • Bjork
  • Cake
  • Chemical Brothers
  • Collective Soul
  • The Cranberries
  • The Cure
  • Foo Fighters
  • Lenny Kravits
  • Midnight Oil
  • Moby
  • Pixies
  • Rent
  • Rush
  • Seal
  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • Sublime
  • TLC
  • U2
I've made all 150 CDs available off my web server though. I would give you the address but its password protected.
Date Created September 15, 2000
Last Updated April 12, 2006
Contact: patcoston@gmail.com