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Archive for 2006/11

Motion Sickness Movie Review: The Fountain

After a weekend of feeling quite bleh (and taking EmergenC and Zicam), Matt and I felt up to a movie on Tuesday.  We’re both big fans of Darren Aronofsky (Pi is probably one of my top ten movies), so we trotted off to see his latest film. Following a rather serious line-up of trailers (Blood Diamond, The Good [...]

Thanks, Mom!

Look what my mom knit for me: * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1005 * She knit the same pattern for my sister last year, and I liked it so she knit one for me too! I don’t remember where the pattern’s from, or even what yarn it is. Mom? Whatever it is, it’s [...]

Chance of Showers

This is quite a weekend.  Today was Maggie’s first baby shower (I’m throwing another for the other side of the family in January) and tomorrow is Grace’s bridal shower.  Grace is Maggie’s future sister-in-law, and we got to know each other after I offered to make some crafty things for their wedding. So today’s baby [...]


By SAD, I mean Seasonal Affective Disorder.  I’ve experienced some very mild depression the last few Falls, but this year, it’s all about the ”delayed sleep phase.”  Sleep does not come until well after 2 AM, and then I want to keep on sleeping when the alarm clock goes off.  I’ve cut out caffiene and resumed [...]

Stitches East

Okay, it’s not Sunday anymore, but here’s my Stitches review. Overall, it was fun.  Traffic and parking were a little rough, due to construction around the Convention Center and Disney’s Princesses on Ice at the First Mariner Arena.  Little girls EVERYWHERE.  The market floor was okay, but compared to the Sheep & Wool Festival, severely lacking [...]