Friday, March 28, 2008


Expensive taste

There really are a lot of recipes in the book that don't use either foie gras or truffles, so I had plenty to choose from.

Haute Cuisine

You should really check out her site, she's hilarious.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Drool everywhere


He may not understand the command "move", but you'd think that he'd remove his paw after I struggle and tug my foot out from under it. He just stands there until I yank it free, never budging. He's like a big, mobile rock.

Bulldogs drool a lot

It's been kind of hectic. I actually have been really busy working at the bookstore, and then when I come home I can't calm down because I am constantly aware of how much dog drool is seeping into the carpet and all over the furniture. I will try to get more regular this week with the comic strips as I will only have to work for a few days.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Too many books

So I am officially a member of the Barnes and Noble family. I am still in training as I have only been working for three days. Spending the day around books makes me notice so many more. I have to pace myself or I could quickly spend all my meager wages.


We are watching our friend's bulldog while they are on vacation for two weeks. Bulldogs drool a lot.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Pi Day

March 14 is a celebration of Pi!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Post vacation recovery

After working off of adrenaline for four days (and sleeping in a shared bedroom), it's nice to return to our own bed and relax! Loki seemed to have been in the same situation and slept just as much as us.

Return home

Loki was left at a dog kennel while we were gone. Her first time ever. Seemed she did okay, but just in case there were any hard feelings we took her with us to eat barbecue, and she gets all the rib bones.

Day three-four: Altitude problems when cooking

I cooked the eggs again, and succeeded wonderfully. I also cooked pasta, and green beans in boiling water. It's tough cooking in the mountains.

As for day four, we skied and skied some more. I actually know what I am doing on the slopes and we went on the blue trails! Fun!

Day two: Honor system

This really is how the public parking was handled.

Day one of skiing

We were both complete newbies to skiing. And, after a few frustrating hours of learning, skiing did become fun! But, despite our enjoyment, we clearly didn't pack the proper equipment and ended up purchasing some inexpensive ski pants at the local Walmart.

On the plane

The plane didn't crash despite my small bladder.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Ski trip

No updates till Tuesday as I will be in Utah and away from a scanner. Hope to post some interesting stories then.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Still working

Crazy weather

I had resisted removing the heavy comforter for quite a while with the fear that the temperature would drop the following night. But, after nearly a month of overheated nights, I finally gave in and put out the summer bed linens. As feared, the temperature has dropped again, and we needed to add an extra blanket.

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Bubbble tea


Took the whole sewing machine apart (that was difficult). Then we think we figured out the problem, and hopefully will be able to prevent all future problems. Those machines are created by geniuses, it is incredibly complex inside and we actually didn't even need to disassemble the entire machine to solve the problem. I still have no idea how the device works and probably never will.