Saturday, November 29, 2008
Source: NY Times
Friday, November 28, 2008
The rest of the day was equally satisfactory.
The centerpiece turned out...well, it turned out alright. A little gliterry for the occasion, perhaps. But now we've just got a headstart on decorating for Christmas...
We snacked on brie and my all time fave cheese, Cave-Aged Gruyere...
Heating up the dinner from Auntie Em's, picked up the day before, was quite the production for me and had me baffled more than a couple of times--further proof that I should never, ever attempt to actually create an entire meal from scratch. It also could probably have fed 4 people...
As you'll see by the amount of food leftover, which looks nearly identical to the amount of food which we started with...
Til the next holiday. When we'll do it all over again...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The decorations will be mismatched, the food may be from someone else's family kitchen and I may be too drunk at the end to stop myself from eating the last of the pie, but I'll be celebrating Thanksgiving alright--pumpkin pie, pilgrim abuse of the Indians, and all.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Today, upon logging into my gmail account, I discovered a new template. New things tend to bother me, especially when they're dropped into my life without warning, without a request. But after fiddling around for a moment with the colors and themes, I've realized I rather like the new and colorful gmail interface. It's like a party in my inbox. Check out this adventurous ninja theme I decided to try out...
Little Samurai Sams that seem to say 'hey! email can be fun! just look at how I make this Wells Fargo overdraft notice look exciting and new.'
Of course, now that I've had enough of the ninja nonsense, I can't seem to find the template options again. But I trust, I'll happen upon it by accident again before I'm driven to register for a yahoo account.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Saturday, November 15, 2008
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Monday, November 10, 2008
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Interested in donating either supplies (clothes, toiletries, day-of cooking necessities) or money? CLICK HERE. (And remember, just $5 or $10 can go a long way.)
Do you work for a company that might have product (shirts, food, etc) to donate? Email me at email@example.com.
I'll be there. You should be too. Looking forward to seeing many of you on T Day.
Looking forward to seeing many of you on T Day.
Saturday, November 08, 2008
On another note, sightings at the Bowl included Justin Long and Jonah Hill together and excitedly greeting friends. Jonah--this is probably, no definitely, the 4th time I've seen you this month. Are you following me? Also spotted...we think...was Fran Drescher heading toward the ladies loo. Cause everyone's got to go. After all, stars--they're just like us.
Photo Credit: Van Morrison, Hollywood Bowl
Photo Credit: Jonah Hill and Justin Long in 'Accepted', Universal Pictures
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Last night, I volunteered at the shelter near my home and the young children, all under 10 years old, of all races--they all told me that they would be 'voting' for Obama today. When I asked one why, he let me know that Obama would 'be the first president.' Well, not really. But not so far from the truth. It is a shame that these children are not voting today--we would all benefit from their innocence and their hopefulness.
Saturday, November 01, 2008
3. Horrors are not reserved for just Halloween day. For example, today, Jehovah's Witnesses knocked on my door at 10:30 in the morning. And believe me, there is nothing more frightful to awaken to on a Saturday.