In the meantime, the library's blocked java ssh, so there's no way to get on IRC from here. It kinda sucks, actually.
OTOH, I'm starting to really like what I can access via the local library system, which is tons of times better than Redding's. And if I can just get through this net deprivation, all will be well. I hope.
Meanwhile, is anybody from the IRC gang actually out there? :P (Heck, anybody at all, but a good chunk of the IRC gang I hang with has been rather silent, which makes me wonder...)