Regardless of how I feel, it seems that there's another person they know who might need similar help. It would pay more, but it's in a couple of weeks, so more on that as it develops.
The internship is looking more and more likely, which is a good thing; it's looking less and less Perl-related, which is an okay thing. (I've been worried lately that I'm specializing too much by doing nothing but Perl all the time, and that maybe I should get out and see some other programming languages. Python -- nobody hit me now -- but Python, from the little bits I've been seeing of it, has made me very curious. So has Ruby, but as I'm less likely to find a used Ruby book I want than a Python book, I'll probably stick to Python.) The internship looks like it'll be network-y, although I'll find out some specifics today around four.
I've been toying with writing the six-degrees thingie that finds links between pages. The biggest problem is that I'm going to have to put a cap on it, since there's no guarantee it'll find a route and there's no way to tell that no route exists. I haven't put together reliable estimates for a cap yet, but I'll probably use 100 while I'm just farting around with the code.
Once I get home, I'll just start coding, drinking coffee, and relax.