Anyone reading this blog already knows about the new job, but still, it seemed like the sort of life event that should be recorded here. Yesterday was my first day, and of course, it was filled with all sorts of awful orientation events (including the dreaded introductions, where you have to tell something about yourself. My question: What is my fantasy vacation? In case there's any interest, I said Botswana. The room reacted as if I'd said Jupiter).