a few learnings...

1. there are actual HD channels. if NBC is broadcasting a football game in HD, it isn't HD unless you turn it to the HD NBC channel. there are all sorts of HD channels in the 700s.

2. HD quality is unbelievably better than normal tv.

3. HD is even better when the Broncos are winning in HD.

4. panini sandwiches are no good if they're not hot.

5. heating cold paninis on the subway is not an ideal way to eat dinner.

6. typing in a cab is more difficult than it may sound.

7. little flashlights on your key chain can come in handy when you least expect it.

8. you can't get anywhere in NYC in 5 minutes, even if you think you can.