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trick or *sniff* ah-choooooooo! treat? it's a wet halloween...

... i have a furiously purring kitty on my lap! am typing one handed as the other hand is stroking her while also trying to make sure she doesn't fall off her precarious perch! :p

It's still raining outside... hasn't let up a whit since i commented on it 5 hours ago. ugh. it's a wet wet wet halloween :p

Success: have finished knife of dreams!! I keep saying this, but it's true: this is the most satisfying Wheel of Time book in YEARS!! Now for the 2-year wait for Book 12 :p

One unfortunate side effect to my reading: my nails have been bitten all the way down again... I tend to do that when reading :(

My little 2-sen worth of thoughts on Halloween: it was a horrible sight while in switzerland to see that commercialism has reached its greedy fingers out to Europe... what was once never celebrated is now starting to be observed: orange & black; spider webs; grinning pumpkins... Europe didn't use to make All Hallow's Eve as much as they marked All Saints Day. And certainly not the way the North Americans do. And yet, that is slowly changing. I find it's a pity. How soon before celebrations unique to a certain region or people are taken over or swallowed by this beast called, err, what IS it called? globalisation? commercialism? whatever :p

I started LOL-ing watching the preview for last week's Smallville (taped, not yet watched): Remember I was excited that the fella who played Spike on Angel/Buffy was going to be joining Smallville? This episode which I will start watching in an hour or so, is about vampires. Looks kinda lame... but... I *have* to watch it perhaps for no other reason than to see in context what was used in the preview: a 5-second clip of Spike saying "Vampires? Everyone knows there's no such thing as vampires." LMAO! (For those who don't understand: He played a vampire in Angel / Buffy).

Me going stir crazy. :p

Let's see how long I can stay sane :p


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