March 16th, 2007

little review

Poem for Friday

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Poor Rosie had to go to the vet today to have her rotting tooth removed and it turned out she had another that was broken and infected...poor kitty! She is home now but very unhappy, avoiding all of us, rubbing her face on everything, whining for food but we have been ordered to give her only very small amounts of wet food for now. And worst of all, she must take pills, the bane of all cat existence! I anticipate scratching and biting in my near future.

Rosie and Cinnamon help apaulled read the newspaper. And by "help" I mean that Cinnamon grooms his hair while Rosie nudges his hand until he pets her, and both will sit on the newspaper to prevent page-turning if it becomes necessary to get his attention.

Being short one cat during the afternoon, I went to visit perkypaduan, who fed me comfort soup like tomato soup, grilled cheese and a peanut butter Easter egg and gave me horror short stories to read. Came home and wrote up such entertaining Trek news as David Gerrold restoring his gay-themed Next Generation script for New Voyages (note: this does not make Gerrold any less of a creep -- funny how he gets to slash Kirk's nephew and that's legit, but all other slash is written by pathetic women with no lives according to him), and a Finnish MP campaigning in Klingon.

I also had to cover Linda Park's debut on Raines, but although I like Jeff Goldblum, the criticisms were such that I decided I really did not need to see the show. I did watch Smallville, which I thought at first might turn out to be all a dream since there were so many dream sequences early on, but regrettably, it looks like none of the major character deaths actually happened. Younger son predicted at one point that maybe Lana would fake her own suicide to get away from both Clark and Lex, and I thought that was a brilliant idea, a win-win situation for everyone: Lana would get to have a life and the rest of us wouldn't have to watch Kristin Kreuk attempting to perform it! But sadly, it was not to be. Collapse )

*sings to Duke* Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, GOODBYE! It's okay with me if VCU wins the tournament, though my father bet on Ohio State. Oh, sure, Maryland's turn to leave will come, but it's so nice to have come through the first round from behind and know that at least this won't be Duke's year yet again. (If NC wins the tournament I reserve the right to eat these words, BTW.) Penn lost to Texas A&M, no big surprise -- at least Texas A&M blew a 14-point second-half lead before going on a 31-13 run to win.

This article on Irish Jews was news to me. Interesting, and very sad that American organizations aren't doing more to support the Irish-Jewish Museum.