December 30th, 2003

Sea dragon

Sloth of many colors

Question: Is it really cold in your bedroom without a heating vent up there?
Answer: That depends on whether or not 53 degrees is "really cold" or just "cold."

It's another day of the Christmas Pool Parade at work today. Everyone here is spending the day behind the white ball in the lunchroom next to my office. Unfortunately my plans to bag early and go to ROTK is being hampered by other people's plans to do exactly the same thing. So we're going to go tomorrow instead. I don't mind waiting an extra day if it means I get to go with Melanie -- it was waiting for her to respond that kept me from buying the tickets earlier. Maybe I can get my brother to come along now, too. And hey, maybe it will start snowing and that will give me an excuse to bag off the afternoon anyway.

Seeing this movie before New Year's is now a critical component of my plan to see 52 movies before the end of the yar ... not a goal at the beginning of the year, but one that came to me as I counted up my movie list three weeks ago and realized I was already at 48. Surely, I thought, I could see just enough to get up to the magic number that would equal one movie a week. I already had plans to see ROTK soon, which left only three movies to sandwich in, and lots of time off work to go ... Interestingly enough, my list is crammed full of revival movies, and while the total seems impressive, compared to the people who get festival passes for the Seattle International Film Festival I'm just small potatoes. Just for kicks, I'm going to track my books next year, too ... and all the live performances we go to. It should be interesting. I'm also planning on writing two paragraph reviews of all of the books and movies - a new element of the tracking, but one that I think will make it more valuable to anyone who accidentally surfs onto my site while looking for info about said book or movie.

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Three exciting things about today (Or Three Reasons to Call Me a Big Dork)

1. The cutest boy on LiveJournal added me to his friends list.
2. I finally got some comments after MANY days with no responses.
3. Um ... I don't know, I went out to lunch and did JACK for the seven or so hours I was at work today, not including the hour and a half lunch. What the hell am I doing even sitting at this desk right now? Frying my rods and cones again? I barely even bothered reading the New York Times. What did I do all day?

Question: Any regrets about wearing big-ass flannel jammies last night?
Answer: Only the fact that my foot caught on the metal lock of the suitcase I had stored them in and STILL HURTS.

Tonight: ham dinner and Cities and Knights of Catan with my brother, Maurie, and Cathy. Yay! Then karaoke if I'm not dead by the time we finish. Tomorrow: Return to the Cinerama, two weeks after all the real fans have already seen the movie. But hey, it gets me out of work early.
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Snowing in Seattle

I'm dreaming of a white New Year's
The one where we had to stay at home
On the couch we shivered
But Mama's delivered
We chilled ... the champagne in the snow

I'm dreaming of a white New Year's
While I work to my blog update
With the streets all ice crystal paved
If I walk to the Merc ... the night's saved.

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