From February 2006

The You-Know-What Day

So, how’s your You-Know-What Day been? Mine’s been… short. I couldn’t sleep last night due to the too-much caffeine I got from the overly strong tea I had yesterday. Didn’t go to bed until 2:30 in the morning and didn’t wake up until 10. Troy had to leave home to a job site as early …

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Brain Curry, Anyone?

This morning I woke up with a craving for Brain Curry (Gulai Otak). It’s one of my favourite Indonesian food and it’s so good, baby! You wouldn’t believe me until you try it. Of course you don’t eat it just like that. You eat it with warm, steamed rice. My mouth is watering just thinking …

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Winter is Back!

Winter came back with full force this past Saturday in spite of what some groundhogs said about winter being over soon. Of course this past Saturday had to be the day we were scheduled to meet up with my brother- and sister-in-law in Toronto to see the Bodyworlds exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre. The …

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Those Pesky Memes

Because Lindsay tagged me and I needed a blog-fodder, here comes my answers to the four memes: Four (other) jobs that I’ve had: 1. Translator 2. School librarian 3. Cataloger 4. Web designer Four little-known facts about me: 1. I’m telephonophobic. 2. I find most condiments scary. 3. I’m not a big fan of bread. …

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Utata Pays Homage

I wrote about Utata before. Well, Utata’s latest offering is a project called Utata Pays Homage where Utata members, including yours truly, “were asked to either produce a photograph that was a direct imitation of a photograph made by a master photographer or one which was made in the style of a particular master photographer”. …

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Groundhog Day

So it’s been decided by Ontario’s Wiarton Willie. Winter is ending soon. Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam also confirmed Willie’s prediction of an early Spring. However, their American counterpart, Punxsutawney Phil, disagrees. He saw his shadow when he woke up this morning, which means there’ll be six more weeks of winter. I really hope that Phil …

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Rabbit, Rabbit!

Happy February! Just wanted to post a few things I noticed while surfing around aimlessly. Internet Explorer 7: Beta 2 Preview is out. I’m scared! Please hold me! I don’t know if I’ll be brave enough to install it. I’m thinking of perusing this tutorial to make a fake lensbaby using a rubber plunger to …

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