In effect, we unexpectedly acquired family in Bavaria. Very surreal.
(Of course, maybe they were just harvesting our DNA while we slept, as suggested by ravenblack.)
...or at least the breakdown of actual time vs. what departments want: http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1060.
... is many things, among them Actually making it to San Francisco, despite Traffic of Doooooom (TM) Seeing a…