Rebecca (beeker121) wrote,
Rebecca
beeker121

  • Mood:

thank you and weekend update

I got a thing in the mail!  I am playing in the (totally unofficial) LJ Idol gift exchange that lrig_rorrim set up and a box arrived for me last week!  In it I found two books: Wicked, which is awesome because my old copy got lost somewhere in the wilds of post-college moving, and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass, which I'm not certain I've read.  I know the stories of course, but I don't think I've ever actually read Carroll, only picture book versions, and other people playing in the world he created.  So a huge thank you to Ms. x_disturbed_x for being so on it and sending me wonderful books.  This also kick-started me into working on my gift to send for the exchange; I hope to get it into the mail this coming weekend.  I still need to do a thing first, though.

In other news, the weekend here was pretty normal: running, errands, grocery shopping, a movie to watch.  I also pre-made and froze a lot of sweet potato bacon tots for a barbeque/game night this weekend; it's a good thing those tots are really yummy because they're a bit of a pain in the ass, especially when made in party quantities.  And J and I went to the Cal Academy  to see their new exhibit on skulls.  It was astonishingly cool, incredibly well curated, and I learned new things.  If you're in the Bay Area between now and the end of November you should totally go, it's fascinating.  The whole Academy is a wonderful place (J and I are members) and every time we go we manage to see something new even in their regular exhibits that we had somehow missed before.
Tags: calacademy, gift exchange, weekend
Subscribe

  • LJ Idol week 12: Moments of Devastating Beauty

    The worst part is the itching. My skin reacts horribly to paper tape, always has. My doctor told me to leave the bandage on for 24 hours, the…

  • bits

    - The surgery today went fine. It was 2.5 hours from the time I walked in the door to check in to the time I left. Having only a local means they…

  • post-op

    I saw the surgeon for my post-op appointment today. Everything that was taken out in the second surgery tested benign. Dr. Naruns didn't take out any…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 0 comments