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Missing one party, remanant bliss from an excellent
concert, the neighborhood food brain, and music for
Apologies to marieofroumania for not attending
her going-away-from-home-back-to-home party. I wasn't
up to meeting a bunch of new people tonight. :(
On happier notes, I'm still pretty damned happy from
last night's show. Wonderful music that I know so
well, the gorgeous vocalists, the frenetic stage show,
the tuned-in crowd. And getting to spend more time with
J, which doesn't happen nearly as often as it should!
I was going to eat really healthily tonight; I stopped by
the local market and bought salad fixin's. I even
went ahead and made the salad (romaine lettuce, celery,
and cucumber, with basalmic vinegrette). Then I started
making some fruit salad (watermelon, grapes, and pineapple
— mostly leftovers from a weekend of visitors).
Note to self: there is an awful lot of watermelon inside
of a watermelon. (And this watermelon was oh so
They claim I'm developing a psychic skill for it, but
it's purely coincidence that H & J were taking some
tuna casserole out of the oven just as I came over. So I
just had to have some, right? Right?
I felt a little bad, actually; I jokingly pointed out how
cute I found it, that both of them were on cell phones
talking to different people ... apparently J was a bit
put out with H for being on the phone. Ooops. Instead
of nibbling on toes, I was of course trying to eat my
Any way, the fruit salad was a big hit. Here's hoping
that my coworkers will help me kill off the rest of it
tomorrow. (And I still have half the watermelon!
A quiet evening otherwise. Helped cheer a friend up
through the miracle of MP3 file sharing. Did dishes.
Am getting quietly trashed on some lovely
beers — specifically, the “Smoky
Indian”, three parts I.P.A. to one part
Smoked Porter — and chilling out to
The Big Sonic Chill
playing This Mortal Coil's “Meniscus”
Not a bad way to spend the evening.