May 21st, 2004

little review

Poem for Friday

Collapse )

Remember my pretty azaleas?


Collapse )


the_reverand told me about this book, The Book of Old Ships, by Henry B. Culver and Gordon Grant, that I looked up on Amazon.com and half.com and discovered had been reprinted cheaply, but there were a bunch of people selling the original hardcover in decent shape minus the dust jacket for less than the paperback reprint, and the hardcover has some color illustrations on heavy paper...anyway I ordered it, and it came yesterday, along with Patrick O'Brian's Men-Of-War (that one was ordered before it became obvious that we would have to replace the station wagon and I would be broke for the foreseeable future, so this is my last fun splurge other than ROTK next week). Am now in ship geek heaven.

Today I am going to see gblvr! And to buy my older son shorts, since he has outgrown all of his and my younger son has inherited them. My older son has baseball practice tonight so I think only my younger son and I are dining with my parents. And tomorrow my in-laws are coming for the various sports. My mother wants to go see my cousin in a school play on Sunday and I am trying to decide whether I can handle seeing relatives that many days in a row...
little review

The Harry Potter Marketing People Get One Right!

Just a quickie. Am back from lovely lunch with gblvr where we ate Thai food, scandalized the women at the table next to us, procured tickets to Harry Potter for the morning of June 4th, went to Barnes and Noble to look at movie magazines and then I dragged her into Target to get shorts for my son and ended up getting...


The Harry and Draco Bondage Action Figure Set!
Collapse )