Ms Copper and ran errands. The compute toys we found were fine, but these were cheap (under $8) and are just for fun.
Weighing close to nothing, the soles are not at all padded. For something to show off socks, they will work quite well.
Have also started a new sweater for mindless knitting.
Garter stitch with the advantage that when you start with 382 stitches and work in; each succeeding row gets a bit easier. (double decreases at each corner every other row).
Any guesses as to the designer or pattern?
iTunes current put a number of the Hugo past winners and nominees on the audio book page. I downloaded the collection of Connie Willis short stories. Knowledge of quantum physics a help, but not necessary to enjoy the confusion.