A few photos of Dawkins and Faircloth autographing their books at convention's end. And now it's done. Had a nice lunch in Shula's restaurant at the hotel with friends Margaret Downey and Viktor Nagornyy, and shared a taxi with Viktor, who's on a different airline in another terminal.
Now I'm at the Houston Bush Airport just watching the rain storm. The rain that started last night in east Texas and worked its way to Houston this morning, increasing considerably throughout the day. The rain storm that the atheists brought with them, our Muslim taxi driver told us, in a grateful voice.
To water the scorched earth of Texas, which hasn't seen rain since May, in spite of evangelical Governor Rick Perry's pleas for the public to pray to god for it rain. In spite of the fact that all praying by evangelical Governor Rick Perry resulted in all the rain prayed for going everywhere but Texas.
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