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Saturday, August 10, 2002

I'm taking a week away from the computer to spend more time with the good things in life: painting, books, journalling, and my husband {although not necessarily in that order}. In the meantime, you can get your fill of french toast here.

5:55 AM | french toast girl | #

Friday, August 09, 2002

5 years ago today, right about now, I was walking down the aisle with my parents to "Our Love Is Here to Stay", arranged by us and sung by my acappella group. I wore my Grandma's dress with a train that was about as long as I am tall.

I wasn't a bit nervous, I was thrilled and full of joy to finally be marrying the love of my life. I knew he was absolutely the right one for me.

And it's only gotten better.

10:23 AM | french toast girl | #

Thursday, August 08, 2002

Song that...
Reminds you of an ex-love:
Right Here Waiting — Richard Marx
Reminds you of an ex-friend:
don’t have any ex-friends! (at least, not that I can think of….)
Reminds you of your childhood:
The Muppet Show theme song
Makes you cry:
Shower the People – James Taylor
Makes you laugh:
Amish Paradise/the whole Weird Al catalogue
Makes you wanna dance:
I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine— James Brown
Reminds you of the one you want:
Annie’s Song — John Denver
Makes you very, very sleepy:
Pachebel’s Canon in D
You wish you wrote:
Hold My Hand — the Rutles
You wish had been written for you:
She’s Got A Way — Billy Joel
Fills you with complete joy:
Sir Duke — Stevie Wonder
You never want to hear again:
anything from Britney Spears
You want to get married to:
Our Love is Here to Stay (we did get married to it!)
You want played at your funeral:
What a Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong
Makes you want to mosh/slam dance:
Hello, Dad, I'm in Jail! — Was Not Was
Sums up your teenage years:
Every single Beatles song
You used to hate but now love:
Touch Me — the Doors
You like to wake up to:
Great Day — Paul McCartney
You like out of your parents record collection:
Old Man River — Jim Croce
Your parents like out of your collection:
River of Dreams — Billy Joel
You love that you wouldn't know about if it wasn't for a friend:
My Shoes — The Bobs
Makes you think of someone who died:
Someone Who Cares — Paul McCartney
You love the video more than the tune:
Keep Fishin’ — Weezer
Reminds you of your first crush:
who the heck remembers?
You love which is from one of your favorite movies:
Storybook Love — from the Princess Bride
Makes you think of the moon:
Voyage of the Moon — Donovan
Makes you think of sex:
Let’s Get it On — Marvin Gaye (esp. from Austin Powers….)
Makes you think of being alone:
American Tune — Paul Simon
You love to hear at clubs:
don’t go to clubs, but if I did: Mo Money Mo Problems

thanks to grammardog

4:54 PM | french toast girl | #

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6:25 AM | french toast girl | #

Wednesday, August 07, 2002

This morning as I was eating my blueberry pancakes, I realized that I was SO not dressed interestingly enough to meet such a gorgeous day. {I was dressed for work in a long sleeved t-shirt and jeans.} So I ran upstairs and changed into a maroon ruffled peasant blouse and a black velvet vest and put tiny glittery clips in my hair. I snipped a perfect hydrangea blossom off the bush by our porch on the way to work and stuck it in my backpack, and then I felt ready for whatever magic the day might bring.

ps: happy birthday, Trish!

2:12 PM | french toast girl | #

Tuesday, August 06, 2002

Went chalking this morning: "But if you have nothing to create, then perhaps you can create yourself," from Carl Jung. It reminds me of when I was in middle school and didn't fit in — I didn't know how to be popular, I didn't know how anything about fashion, I didn't know how to talk to boys; the only thing I knew how to be was myself. Luckily, I stuck with what I knew and the rest of the world caught up to me. (hee hee hee) I'm happy to be a late bloomer.

Plans for this morning: making blueberry pancakes and watching Sesame Street before work. Telly just played "In A Gadda Da Vida" on the tuba. I don't like the new format of the show (okay, I hate it), but at least I know that at 7:30 every morning I'm guaranteed to see Ernie.

7:32 AM | french toast girl | #

Monday, August 05, 2002

Surefire proof that talent runs in the family: here's a screencap from the latest movie of my godson, Joey, Jedi in training:

My brother did all the sounds, created the little robot, and of course, made the lightsaber. I wish I could post the movie, but it's too big and I don't have the bandwidth for all that downloading. For now, you'll hafta just imagine. It's simply fantastic. As Joey says, "Just like Yoda!" They're probably just about the same height, too.

In other exciting news: I was listed as one of SARK's "websight" resources in her August e-newsletter (the theme this month is Living Juicy)! I have to write a nice thank you letter. Right away. Yow.

4:54 PM | french toast girl | #


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