Monday, January 25, 2010

Today...ok, more like Recently (but since the new year started...)

Today I...

...decided on a new blog 'format'/style so maybe I would visit it more.

...made sweet rolls from scratch for the first time.

Real Time: Just got back from running inside my smoke-filled home after remembering I was boiling a bag of 15 beans for a bit while I went out to the office to do a lil' work on the computer - about an hour and a half ago!!!!! My house is so thick with smoke and I'm sure everything in it will smell burnt now. Awesome. At least there wasn't a fire. And at least I finally visited my blog and was writing about doing new things like making sweet rolls from!!! I'm ok now I just stink like burnt beans. Under the Dome by Stephen King. (Because the idea of living in a terrarium intrigued me. And I hadn't read a book in a long time and remembered reading The Shining in high school and thoroughly enjoying it. And it is over 1000 pages and that sounded fun too. Easy read though so I really doesn't count for reading a long book and feeling kinda proud.)

...started reading Precious. (I'm waiting to see the movie until I can watch it at home because I enjoy comedies and action and animnation at the movie theater, not real life, not serious, and certainly nothing that would make me cry like I know this movie will.)

...watched Lily the Black Bear give birth via researchers' bear den webcam. Too cool that was. is the website I believe. She's on Facebook too. Lily the Bear. Too cute.

...started a pastel of a Siesta Key Beach sunset I saw.

...discovered (science-related lectures turned into music/songs/lyrics with phenomenal photography/video of nature and the universe.

...smelled burnt bean smoke smell.

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Siesta Key, Florida 2008

potter's newest fave pic of himself

potter's newest fave pic of himself
ok, i like it too

mother's day rose 2008

mother's day rose 2008

mac cutie (feb 2000)

mac cutie (feb 2000)

i'm having a big mac attack (spring 2008)

i'm having a big mac attack  (spring 2008)

'show us your shoes'

'show us your shoes'
battle of flowers parade, fiesta, san antonio 2007

broadway shows i've been to

  • a chorus line
  • annie
  • beauty and the beast
  • best little whorehouse
  • cats
  • chicago
  • evita
  • fiddler on the roof
  • gypsy
  • hair
  • oklahoma
  • oliver
  • phantom of the opera
  • rent
  • south pacific
  • stomp
  • the color purple
  • the lion king
  • the odd couple
  • the sound of music
  • thoroughly modern millie
  • tommy
  • victor victoria
  • wicked

pigs on the dresser

pigs on the dresser

broadway shows i'm waiting to see

  • billy elliot
  • chitty chitty bang bang
  • hairspray
  • les miserables
  • mamma mia
  • mary poppins
  • the little mermaid

potter's 1st oil pastel (2008/8th grade)

potter's 1st oil pastel (2008/8th grade)

concerts i'd like to go to

  • amy winehouse
  • barbra streisand
  • bette midler
  • chris isaak
  • don mclean
  • elton john
  • joan baez
  • joni mitchell
  • josh groban
  • judy collins
  • madonna
  • stevie wonder

concerts i wish i'd been to

  • frank sinatra
  • janis joplin
  • jefferson airplane
  • jimmi hendrix
  • queen
  • sonny and cher
  • the beatles
  • the doors
  • the grateful dead