Friday, May 26, 2006

X-Men, the Least Stand ...


I was afraid that the movie wouldn't live up to the Preview ...

I knew that the Phoenix Saga would be hard to do justice to in just one movie.

But boy do I wish Bryan Singer had done this one, too ...


Thursday, May 11, 2006

Very blue ...

We've been fostering a dog since Saturday for Somerville Animal Control, and we got very attached to him. Tonight we adopted him out to a young man who is taking him to his father's house in Foxborough. We know it was the right thing to do, but we're missing him already. More details later ... :-(

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Death by Pollen ...

I never used to have spring allergies. I've had fall allergies since I was a little'un growing up in Urbana, Illinois and Columbia, Missouri. (No allergies in Bladon, Oxfordshire, from what I am told.)

Since moving into the Willow Avenue house in 1997, however, I have slowly been acquiring spring allergies as well. And they seem to be getting worse every year. This year's a doozie so far.

My eyes have been itching so much I've wanted to just rip them out and rinse them off; I've rubbed them so hard that they're not only permanently pink and bloodshot and constantly watering now but the skin around my eyes is practically turning purple. I get scared looks from people: I probably look either like I've been crying non-stop for hours or I'm some sort of drug-addict.

My symptoms tend to oscillate between itchy eyes and fits of sneezing that leave me drenched in sweat. Needless to say I've had precious little energy for anything else the past couple of days: blogging included.

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Friday, May 05, 2006

Portsmouth Blogging

Staying overnight in Portsmouth after seeing the Granite State Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly. More details later.