osOpinion: The Road to GNU: Chilling Details of a Road Trip Gone Berserk
Aug 25, 2000, 11:26 (19 Talkback[s])
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"Forty-eight hours without sleep had turned us into animals.
After the sick incident at the gas station, we were running scared.
The UHaul had a bad starter, so we couldn't shut the vehicle off
without stranding ourselves for hours. While I pumped gas into the
idling junker, Bryan Damitz, the photographer, went into the Star
Mart to buy a map of Vancouver, BC. He came back with a map of
Washington, and refused to exchange it, mumbling something about
making "a fool of myself in there." When I went into the mart to
exchange the map, I suddenly lost my composure. Laughing
hysterically I lunged toward the clerk and threw the map down on
the counter next to the cash register. I was able to pull myself
together enough to demand a map of Vancouver and then flee."
"We had an interview scheduled with Richard Stallman at 11:
00 am. It was 10:20. We were dead lost and running out of time and
"I said turn right," Damitz shouted, as the truck roared through
a respectable university neighborhood, endangering children and