March 10th, 2009

little review

Poem for Tuesday

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On Monday I did the laundry and vacuuming I never got around to over the weekend, so I don't have a lot to report. It was a gorgeous day, which made me lazy, plus I didn't sleep well -- couldn't fall asleep, was still on non-daylight savings time, and then of course couldn't get up in the morning -- so I didn't get nearly as much done as I should have. After school I took Adam and his friend to tennis, where I had no choice but to overhear a nine-year-old complaining that all his friends had cell phones so he should too, and four women considerably older than myself describing a revolting symptom of the flu in decibels that, had they come from the nine-year-old, might have led me to consider requesting "inside voices."

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My mother came over for dinner for her birthday and the kids regaled (?) her with various Rickroll videos and Facebook penguins. After she went home, we watched Heroes, which did several goofy and predictable things involving Nathan and Claire, but made up for a lot by having Collapse ) Not even an extended Star Trek Reloaded preview which looked excruciatingly like Starship Troopers could ruin that storyline for me. And Jon Stewart was hilarious tonight! "He's not the president, he's Macaulay Culkin!"