Most of my friends know that I am addicted to chat. I use Trillian, but even before that, I had an account on every chat medium out there, with ICQ being my favorite. Now, I thought I was just being accommodating to my friends who happened to have only one account .... and it's better than being logged into IRC all the time, right? (I used to have mIRC, too).

Now, I think, I am just addicted to talking with interesting, intelligent people. I have my favorites, and then I go looking for new people to talk with. Some become great friends, others are more like the nice person you talk to in line at the grocery store. I wish more of them fell into the friends category. It's nice to have a variety of experiences and points of view to draw advice from.

Time to focus on kidlets. More later.