Archive for June, 2008

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Yesterday the weather was simply gorgeous. We hit almost 30C (over 82F) with sunny skies and a cool breeze. Absolutely fabulous.

Now today–the day Boy Einstein and I are hosting our “Welcome Summer” BBQ–it’s POURING out. And not showing any signs of stopping.

Oh, well. It’ll be indoor fun, instead. And it’s all right–I made a trip to the liquor store yesterday, so frankly, I don’t think anyone is going to care about the rain. (The DDs might, though, but that’s perfectly all right!)

At least the rain has allowed me to take a few chores off my To-Do list–I don’t have to wash the patio furniture now. And we certainly can’t put the roof and mosquito netting on the gazebo. So that’s okay.

I’m not any less busy, though–and speaking of busy, I’d better get cracking on some prep work and inside cleaning.

Hope *your* day is sunny!

Somehow Everything Now Makes Sense…

Friday, June 27th, 2008

There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.

-Eric Hoffer, philosopher and author (1902-1983)

Hat tip to yet another Eric for this. :)

My Best Marilyn Monroe Impression

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Happy Birthday tooooo yoooooooou!

Almost a little belated, but still…

(TWENTY-TWO DAYS AND COUNTING!!! *SQUEE*!)

Progressiveness!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Here’s a great ad from Heinz that was running in the UK…it may or may not be anymore, thanks to intolerant nutjobs (there was talk of the ad being pulled due to complaints from “family” groups), but I love it. I think it’s cute and clever. (And I like the strong touch of DeNiro in there, too… :) )


Hat tip to Boy Einstein for this one. :)

My Eyes! My Eyes!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

“Hey ur so cute! lol u made my day.

Thank’s again!”

Just a wee snippet of miscellennia found on the ‘net. Frankly, this makes my brain bleed. If there’s any question about the decline of human civilization as we know it, this is clear proof, no?

Ugh.

*bangs head on desk* 

Party, Party, Party

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Some of you may remember a previous post about Juhannus, or the Finnish Midsummer celebration. The time came again to have yet another par-tay, and this time, it turned out near-perfect. (Only near because Boy Einstein had a previous commitment and wasn’t able to be there.) Let me tell you about it…
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We Call ‘Er ‘Gappy’

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Last night, the Offspring lost her third tooth within, what, two months or so? She now has a rather large ‘L’-shaped gap in the front of her mouth, complete with a brand-new, very cute lisp. :)

In a moment of sheer panic, however, the Tooth Fairy realized she’d forgotten to visit, and thankfully was able to slip the moolah under the pillow before being found out.

*Whew*

She’s got a tough job, that Tooth Fairy. :P

In other news, summer appears to have passed us by up here in Northern Canuckland. It’s been rainy and grey, and still cool enough to warrant a light jacket (but I won’t put socks and shoes back on — no way, dudes. I’d rather turn the car heater on in the morning, instead… :D ). I’m beginning to doubt that the heat and sun will ever arrive…

No, I can’t think that because it’s entirely too depressing of a thought…

Anyway. New writing projects are on the horizon, and that’s what matters. Stay tuned, folks!

Into The Wild Blue Yonder…

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

My good buddy Laura was wondering if I was going to be stirring up any trouble anytime soon, and I thought I’d mention one teensy thing –

Yours truly has a very good chance of possibly going to Italy in September!

Is that enough “stirring up” for you, LF? ;)

*squee*!! (Details to come if/when they’re ironed out…)

Hello–o–o–o–o…?

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Um, hello?

Anybody in here?

*swipes finger over tabletop, checking for dust*

Gee, it’s awfully quiet. Well, I know. It doesn’t help when your hostess with the mostess isn’t around, does it?

*ahem*

Well, okay. I’m here. And now that things are *almost* back to normal in StarrWorld, I will attempt to get the party started back here once again.

So. What’s new, gang? Anything interesting to report? Lemme know! I’ve been living under a rock lately, it seems…

If It’s Thursday, It Must Be…

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Paris? Cairo? NYC? The local homeless shelter?

God only knows.

Howdy, gang! Yes, I’ve been remiss, but a four-day headache, infected right-hand thumb (WTF?!? And can I tell you how hard this makes typing??), and upcoming family wedding #2 have made the last while just the teensiest bit…oh, shall we say…insane?

Trust me, folks. I’ve been running like the proverbial headless chicken once again. I haven’t even made it in to see the Hot Stuff P.T. in ages. My bike has been tuned up and raring to go (thanks to Rella’s hubs) for ages, and I haven’t even tried it out yet, either. Yeesh.

And we’re not even going to talk about writing. So don’t go there.

I need a vacation from life. Anyone? Bueller??

On the plus side, after this weekend, things should quiet down a bit. I hope. (Let’s not tempt ol’ Murphy, though, I suppose…)

So anyway. I promise I’ll be around when I can. And wet, sloppy smooches to those of you who keep coming around, regardless. Lubs ya! :D