February 26th, 2008


Birthday Girls, Unite!

I'm almost to the point where people NOT having a birthday this month should raise their hands. It's as birthday-heavy as April! Except more with the random, since a couple have not shown up on the LJ Birthday list until their actual day (*kicks LJ*).

Many happy returns to kiraboshi (the 24th), dhvana (the 25th), and sade_lyrate (today!). I hope you've all had lots of cake and love from friends and family.

If any of you would like a birthday drabble, please comment below with characters and prompts of your choosing!

And mooyoo, I finally came up with the right idea for yours yesterday-- haven't forgotten you! \o/

Tuesday already?

Got most of our cookie deliveries done this weekend in spite of on/off stormy weather (thank goodness for the little red wagon and waterproof tablecloths to cover it).

We watched Driving Lessons on DVD (Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters), which was okay. Good movie for Rupert, he played a very sweet young man who was emotionally bullied by his overly-dependent-on-him mother and then his semi-looney employer. Collapse )

Saw Vantage Point in the theater, which was better than I expected. They picked a poor method to emphasized the movie's gimmick (not so bad the first time, but sucko the other 6 times). I liked the story, though, and Forrest Whitaker and Dennis Quaid FTW! Also William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver. Talk about a bunch of talented older actors who aren't getting enough work... :(

Oscars: Did not watch! Do not care! I love movies, but I soured on the Oscars years ago when it became clear how political so many of the choices were (such as, "BCD's performance was by far the best, but we really like XYZ and we wish he'd gotten an Oscar years ago so we'll vote for him instead.") Bah.

Read some fabulous Die Hard 4 John/Matt fics at hard4brains, and did a little writing (not that fandom, though). Wish it had been more! Monday was Teh Suck-- too many errands and too much chauffering, and we cancelled the kids' daycare since my husband's disability is going long-term now. So the kids are home a lot more, and I can't concentrate for beans.

Minor mea culpa: I must now admit, for those of you following along at home, that Sister Hedgie really IS fatter than Random Relative Hedgie, based on some Friday Night scrutiny. I see it now, and I'm disturbed that I didn't see it before! deadbeat_nymph is going to laugh at me, I know it...

My nose: has been stuffed-up for most of the last month, and I'm starting to think about that surgery I said "No" to a couple of years back. *hopes it goes away*