Five big wins today:
1. The TV show Reaper returned to the air tonight, saving me from the clutches of American Idol.
2. Lucas Gonze's new internet site Fresh Hot Music, a pulsing station of the best new, free high-energy electronica.
3. an invitation accepted to a Texas independence day party on Saturday.
4. our dog Ted returned to happiness after having to have a tooth or two removed yesterday.
5. our dog Bea holding still long enough for a picture.