Archive for June, 2010


Just got back from the “Eclipse” midnight showing and was honestly a little disappointed that the crowd was so tame. I was anticipating a mob of teenagers ready to scream/faint at the sight of the vampire’s (or werewolf, if you’re into that kind of thing) dreamy, sparkly face, but our theater wasn’t even full. I feel like I didn’t get the full experience.

There were some good times, though. Like when the entire crowd collectively gasped at the sight of Taylor Lautner’s face. Or this:

Edward: Marry me.
Bella: Not yet.
Girl sitting right behind me: WHAT?!

Enough teen angst to last me all year!

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I had lunch with my dear friend Mrs. Light on Friday. We hadn’t seen each other in a couple of years, I think, and had a lovely three-hour lunch catching up and remember some of the good ol’ times of our CHS band days. You’re all going to be really jealous when you see what she got me for graduation:

If you’re not familiar with the Baby-Sitters Club, I’m sorry. It truly helped define my childhood — so much so, in fact, that I had to admit to Mrs. Light that I’d already purchased and read this book (a prequel to the series, released earlier this year). It was initially difficult to stick with the story, as it’s, ahem, a little below my current reading level, but I was genuinely into it after about four chapters. I was transported back to my elementary/middle school years, reading about Kristy the tomboy, Mary Anne’s pigtails, Claudia’s crazy outfits and Stacey from NYC. Sweet, sweet nostalgia.

One of my greatest regrets in life is giving away all my BSC books after I (stupidly) thought I had outgrown them. Seriously.

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For tequila you need a blue agave, Dromgoole said, and the blue agave grows in Mexico. “If it grew here I’d have my own tequila plantation,” Dromgoole said. “We all would. To hell with Christmas trees.”

Tall agave may cause problems for air traffic, 6/22

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The best way to spend an afternoon off:

Recipe: cheesecake-marbled brownies. My only modification was using mint chocolate chips instead of semisweet. 🙂

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9 Quotes That Remind Us That Justin Bieber Is Actually A Child

“I also try to read all of my fan mail. A lot of them send me candy, which I’m not allowed to eat ’cause my mom says it might be poisonous.”


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My fortune cookie from lunch:

Say what?

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Mom just sent me a blast from the past:

Aw, prom. Pink and yellow, naturally.

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