Month: December 2004

Midnight Snack

My sister is microwaving a yam. For a snack. Yes, an entire yam. After New Years, I will have some book and movie reviews, since that’s just about all of what I’ve been doing for the last two weeks. But,

Christmas Lego

If you’re out there, thank you Santa for realizing that I still like playing with Lego… It is finished. The pads of my fingers are raw and worn from the pokes of many tiny plastic corners. 1,457 pieces later, my

Hoot and Persepolis

It feels good to be reading again. Last night, I read Hoot by Carl Hiaasen, one of the 2003 Newbery Honor books. It’s a fast read, and a good story. It took me about 2 hours before hitting the hay.


The things I do at home when I’ve finished watching football and I’m sort of bored of Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates… I went through all of the e-mail I’ve kept over the last year and sorted it, either deleting it or

Cleaning Out the Fridge

My breakfast this morning: Part of a block of cheddar cheese Part of a box of Multi-Grain Cheerios, no milk A chocolate pudding cup The last gulp from a bottle of apple cider A few small cookies, baked last week

Out of Place

I realized tonight at a short gaming session in ‘s room that I simply do not fit in with the latest batch of SWIL. This is, obviously, not attributable to any single individual beyond myself. I think it has also

Book Meme!

Ganked from by way of . Grab the nearest book. Open the book to page 123. Find the fifth sentence. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. Don’t search around and look for the


I think I am, right now, the most well-rested I’ve been in months. Possibly years, although that’s probably exaggerating a bit. I got 12 hours of sleep last night that I desperately needed. I pulled an all-nighter Wed-Thurs to finish

They Fixed Star Trek!!!

The two main story arcs of this season of Enterprise have been amazing. The writing is good, the direction is good, the special effects are even prettier than before. Instead of ignoring the past mistakes, the new writers have tried