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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

He is the Break in Our Line

Michelle Rheaume Design's

This is one i have been trying to post for a while but i have become backed up on other things. I would like to say it's because i am working on my sisters website non-stop, but it's not... it's World of Warcraft. However, i have been busting my butt on Kayla's page, and you will see an update soon. Also, work has been crazy as well. Moving on, the meat of this post is about adorable softies from Michelle Rheaume. She is amazing. I first discovered her through this:

Most are either treat or Mario themed, and all pretty reasonably priced. I am always a sucker for a well crafted item, especially when it is pertaining to something i like. If it wasn't totally fem to have something like this in your kitchen, i would have one in a heartbeat. However, i am still debating.

For more, check out her Flickr

losing connection,

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Green M&M's

Contrary to what i said in my last post (and almost all of my masculinity)... i played the nice guy, and went with my friend Lindsay to see Sex and the City last night. Here's what i thought:

Sex and the City First of all, i am no stranger to the series. My ex-girlfriend really enjoyed the show, so naturally, i had to watch it enough times on TBS to know what the characters name were at least. The intro is a segue from the TV series to the movie, explaining the characters, and the basic premise of the show... sex, and New York City. From there, anyone who was not a fan of the show before, will probably not be inthralled. It was a movie in which i compared it to a fashioned up version of "the Heartbreak Kid". But i'm told, "not as raunchy as the the HBO version of the tv show." Woh. Anyhow, i digress. If you enjoyed the show, you will undoubtedly have a great time. I found the movie to be predictable, but with a couple twists that felt like they were out of context to the characters of the tv show. Fan's of the show answer these questions: Mr. Big and Carrie get engaged, what do you think happens? Maranda isn't giving it up to Steve, what does Steve do? But everything that you want to happen for the characters, does. Go figure. The girls looks like old wrinkled skeletons. To me, not attractive. But, there is plenty of boob, and unfortunately, a cock (to balance it out of course). It's about two and a half hours long, and it takes place over about a year (maybe more). Parts feel like they are getting episodic, and kinda of cuts into the overlying story. To me at least. Listen, i could sit here all day and nitpick the movie... From most guys' perspective, this movie couldn't be anymore revolting... i found it to be OK. I thought the movie would be convoluted and boring, but it turned out to have a decent story about love lost and found. Girls, if you love the show... which is pretty much all of you. Go see it. Guy's be good to your girl and go see it with them (at least you will see boob). You might actually enjoy it. FIN.

Taking one for the team,

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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Sucker for Strings.

Here is a belated survey i said i would take. Enjoy. edit As usual i had to go back and fix some stuff because it didn't quiet make sense.

1. What did you do in 2007 that you’d never done before?
I asked someone out in person. I drove half way across the country. I lost 30 pounds.

2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Sorta. Resolutions are kinda dumb. Really you should be making goals all year round, and you shouldn't need one time of the year to tell yourself, "holy crap, I suck! Time to not suck so much!" On that note, i did tell myself around that time to start losing weight, and i did. Make any this year? No, not really.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Ew... if they were physically close that could create quite the mess... Not close to me, emotionally either

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Not in this past year, or not close to me. Thank God.

5. What countries did you visit?
The good ol' U. S. of A.

6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
A solid girlfriend. A house. Maybe a dog.

7. What dates from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
12/09/07, because it was a good date. Thats really kinda it.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
A small increase in confidence and losing 30 pounds.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Getting dumped, and not getting a house.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Minor ones, nothing serious. A broken heart (collective "awh" please).

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Probably, the iMac I am on right now. Maybe the Wii.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
Aaron Hale. For being an all around good dude.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
It's best if i don't mention it. I am over it now anyhow.

14. Where did most of your money go?
To my rent, my student loans, video games, and this computer.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
12/09/07, and going home over the summer and for Christmas. Ask most people and they will tell you those where the things i talked about the most at least.

16. What song will always remind you of 2007?
"Kill" by Jimmy Eat World "The Ponytail Parade" by Emery

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
I don't think this question makes sense. Harder, thinner, faster, stronger?

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?

20. How did you spend Christmas?
With my family back home in Pennsylvania, playing Mario Party, stuffing our faces and carrying on.

21. Did you fall in love in 2007?
I would like to say not... but that is probably not true.

22. What was your favorite TV program?
Heroes probably. Lost is a good one year to year as well.

23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
Hate? No. Things are clearing up now.

24. What was the best book you read?
Last year? Well, not much reading, but "Hand Job: A Catalog of Type)", also "Bridge to Terabithia"

25. What was your greatest musical discovery?
I discover music all the time. The greatest one? The Acorns probably.

26. What did you want and get?
My iMac.

27. What did you want and not get?
To be loved.

28. What was your favorite film of this year?
"No Country for Old Men", "Once"

29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Went to Dave and Busters. 23.

30. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Happiness. Is that too generic? Emotional gratification.

31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
preppy indie hipster.

32. What kept you sane?
Xbox Live.

33. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
of 2007? i'm not sure. If i had to think of one, i would probably have to say Michael Cera.

34. What political issue stirred you the most?
African issues. RED, Fair Trade, etc.

35. Who did you miss?
My buddy Nick, and Kyle. My family. Lately, my deceased Nana

36. Who was the best new person you met?
In this year? There is a ton! Laura Jordan is probably at the top. Big thank you to everyone i have met in '07.

37. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007.
Everything happens for a reason. The rest you have to figure out for yourself.

38. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
"Next Year, Baby" - Jamie Cullum

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Sunday, December 30, 2007

Are You There?

There are certain things i miss about rural Pa, that just aren't the same out in the city. Stars are one of those things. I was stopped dead in my tracks tonight. I had to back up, lean onto my car, and just gaze into the glory of the sky. I love looking at the stars and wondering who might be simultaneously looking at the the same set. I think i caught a glimpse of a shooting star... so i made a wish. I never really have good luck with wishes, but i figured maybe i was due.


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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Off the Horse, but Back in the Saddle.

I'm dedicating this blog post to my domestic side... sometimes, I'm slightly more domestic than i might like... luckily, it is in a boyish artistic way.

Thanksgiving's Rice Crispy Turkey
Thanks Em for modeling that leg.

"Light My Tree" Christmas Party's Anatomically Correct Gingerbread People
It was almost too easy with the supplies i had to work with.

Kosher Wine and Wii Party/Potluck
This might require a little more explaining. Though it was called kosher, the food didn't necessarily have to be. Follow? Basically, because it was the first day of Hanukah today, the same day as my potluck, some how the choice was made of have it a Jewish food theme. This is the result of the stew i made for it. It definitely seemed like a hit. I wish i was smart enough to have taken a "before picture" as well. Thanks to those who made my little get together a personal success.

Sometimes, i just enjoy rocking out.

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