Day After/The Quiet Ward at Shocklines

Went out to eat at “Little China” the re-named “Sam’s Gourmet Vegetarian Restaurant” for Matthew’s birthday dinner and then came home for cake. My cakes never look pretty. They usually taste just fine, but they always end up looking lopsided. Matthew commented that the ancient Egyptians would have liked my cake as it resembled some of their earlier pyramid building efforts. Grumf.

I gave Matthew a bunch of DVDs for his birthday: The Complete Alec Guinness Collection, the Special Edition Casablanca set, and Soylent Green. dude_the got Matthew The Princess Bride (via UPS to arrive on time). It was a big DVD birthday for my hubby.

We watched the Alec Guinness movie The Ladykillers. Hilarious. I giggled and giggled right out loud. I’ve only seen that film once at Matthew’s parents over the holidays several years ago. I’d mostly forgotten it so it was a rediscovery.

There’s wrapping paper shredded and strewn across the living room. Hobkin wanted to “help”. He’s quite fond of tearing up paper. He also got a bit of tape stuck to his whiskers and went around rubbing his face against the couch, me, and the corners of the room, trying to get it off. Silly animal. Of course it just stuck harder. I had to catch him and pull it off.

dude_the‘s plane comes in late tonight. So many things to do before then . . .

This seemed fitting:

Livejournal Mood Ring

is intense.

You’re no-nonsense, to the point, working all the time, looking to die an early death in a bathroom somewhere when your body finally gives out. Way to go.

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I just went out to check on the status of The Quiet Ward and they say that they’re “Out of Stock” but that more have been ordered and are on the way. Holy shit. It just came out last week. What does that mean? Is it selling really well or do they just keep a limited stock at Shocklines? Either way, I’m getting antsy about getting my contributor’s copy. Can’t wait to see it.

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4 Responses to Day After/The Quiet Ward at Shocklines

  1. jenwrites says:

    This cracks me up:

    is emotionally distant.

    I bet no one’s surprised that you never post your current mood. In fact, I bet most of your friends are so sick of you locking them out of your life that they hate you behind your back. Shame.
  2. Yay! Matthew has new DVDs! After D*C we need more video fests. 😀

    I am so glad about your friend coming, I am really looking forward to meeting him. (See I am coming out of my hermit shell, really I am!)

    Very appropriate LJ mood ring.

    Ok, very cool about The Quiet Ward I went to order a copy and of course they were out. Will keep looking though because I am looking forward to reading your contribution to it. 😀

  3. alladinsane says:

    Happy belated BDay to Matthew! Sorry for being belated…had to get out of my recent funk…looking forward to seeing you guys..

  4. I love Chinese vegetarian food. We always go to the one here in the valley, over and over again because that’s the only chinese restaurant my hubby likes that cooks vegetarian food. Anyway, I’ve got the same result like yours a while back. Intense. I think now it’s different; the mood changes when you change your mood icon. 😀

    I want to ask you, do you have yahoo messenger?

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