Monthly Archives: July 2009

Swimming Lessons

TRC had his first swimming lesson today, and he thoroughly enjoyed it. They just did the basics–worked on blowing bubbles, walking like alligators, kicking. I’m afraid he might have inherited some of my lack of coordination, but I think he’ll … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

I saw Harry Potter 6 last night, and I really enjoyed it. 3.5 stars from me. I mean, it was still a Harry Potter movie, meaning that it wasn’t exactly High Cinema, but I was really impressed that it felt … Continue reading

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The IT Crowd and Michael Jackson + Freddie Mercury

Not much time today to post, but I wanted to give a shout out to one of my new favorite comedies: The IT Crowd. It’s a British sitcom about an IT department at a business firm, and it’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Review: Lord of Chaos

Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is another book in the series that I had to change my rating for. By memory, I had given it three stars, but now having read it again, … Continue reading

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South Pacific and Racism

DKC and I spent 2 hours and 47 minutes of our lives yesterday to watch South Pacific, the classic Rogers and Hammerstein production done back in 1958. If you’re into classic movie musicals, then you’ve no doubt seen this one. … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Taking a Week Off

Is that you have a week’s worth of work waiting for you when you come back. Sigh. Hopefully tomorrow I’ll have a bit to write out a good blog entry. Today, I’ll be lucky to keep my sanity.

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Adventures at Sesame Place

Just got back from Sesame Place, a theme park over by our mall here in PA. Why they chose to put it over here by the mall is beyond me, but we like it–some really fun water rides. TRC had … Continue reading

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