Frightening stuff in London. I guess it's never really safe to feel safe in today's world. I watched a press conference that Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki gave earlier. Extra police on mass transit today, random searches, extra vigilance. I'm going into Manhattan for dinner with some friends. I have an instinct to avoid the big interchanges -- Penn Station, Times Square, Grand Central -- not because I really think anything will happen but because at least it's a way to rationalize using the subway and feel like I'm making some active choice to try and make believe I'm safer than I'd otherwise be. I don't know if that makes any sense at all. It probably doesn't.