December 18th, 2008

little review

Poem for Thursday

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With the exception of one relative, I finished my holiday shopping, mostly online, with everything guaranteed to arrive before Christmas and the end of Chanukah. Not a lot happened here otherwise; I talked to Adam's school orchestra teacher about possible violin teachers for him, finished sorting some stuff for recycling/giveaways, and worked on transferring some photos. Plus I got a phone call from A Paca Fun Farm, which we visited the weekend before last, telling me that I won their raffle and would be receiving a pair of alpaca wool socks, so that was a nice holiday bonus!

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After dinner we all watched Pushing Daisies, which was hilarious -- rival Norwegian detectives led by Orlando Jones! Collapse ) Afterward we watched the eleventh episode of Merlin, "The Labyrinth of Gedref," which made me just as happy as "The Moment of Truth" in the end, though I'm sorry Morgana doesn't have a bigger role. Collapse ) Farewell, Sammy Baugh. The Redskins could use someone like you now. My Grandpa Herman would have been 98 on the 18th, so I am thinking of him, too.