Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Stay tuned, as the Roman shades are assembled!
Sunday, July 26, 2009
The Picnic Project.
Each year, Patricia chooses five parks in
2009 Addendum: um, like pretty much all of my projects I am not carrying this project out in quite the way it was begun. Last year, I took a break (I know! After only two years!) because I had the
Date: 26 July, 2009
Present: Patricia, Matt, Joe, Mary, Pat, Carol, Atlas
Activities: Chatting with Matt’s father Joe, walking Atlas, chatting in general.
Comments: Matt’s dad Joe was visiting so we had a picnic in the park. It was very hot, but
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
After the ceremony and reception (the cheesecake was delicious, if I do say so myself) we came home for a bit and then headed out for the Sternwheeler cruise.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
We had soup. It was to go with the homeless shelter scene where they are eating soup. I tried to make soups you would probably get at a homeless shelter, perhaps made out of random or slightly odd ingredients, so I made Hamburger Soup and Succotash soup. They were both very, very good. Much better than they sound. I also made garlic bread to go with the soup.
I spent about 30 minutes making these commemorative songbooks. They turned out quite well, I thought. Then we used my job perk of free photo copying to copy and staple them.
Matt was adamant we had to have pie. (Again, the quote thing) He even helpfully etched "Layer #1 in the top crust.
Michael came in character, as Moist. (Dr. Horrible's friend, who has the underwhelming ability to dampen things--from wikipedia.) Michael is pretty funny with his costume ideas. This extreme close-up is to show you he is moist.
Shadow Puppets. Don't they always come out in situations like this?
Inara has been usurped as our youngest attendee, as Oscar was born this May.
Deborah played Captain Hammer and came in costume.
If you haven't seen Dr. Horrible, take the 45 minutes to enjoy it using the above link. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll be done in 45 minutes. If you buy the DVD, you can also listen to Commentary: The Musical.