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Weekend whimsies

... can you believe it SNOWED yesterday??!!

okay so it didn't accumulate here, but still... urgh... winter has certainly delivered its first punch. [some places got 2 feet of snow, for goodness sake! places where the trees' leaves hadn't even turned yet!]

Oh don't get me wrong, while I prefer warm weather, I don't hate winter or snow... I'm just disgruntled due to it being a bit out-of-season... but hey, today the weather's corrected itself and this weekend is supposed to relatively warm, so yay! :-)


Q: Why would I be dropping FOUR passport photos and FIFTY-FOUR pages in the mail?
A: To get to the next step in the paperwork requirements. So the ball is heading to the USCIS' court right now. Yay!


And hey, I just caught a segment on the news about The Harmonica Man's son's skateboard park effort! Made me feel all funny inside having an overlap between "real life" [well, as real as tv ever gets...] and "blogging life".


And guess what? I'm starting to read again! Whoohooo!!
- The Lincoln Lawyer - Michael Connelly
- Life of Pi - Yann Martel
- currently reading Sunstroke - Jesse Kellerman
- next on the list The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

Have a good weekend, y'all!


  1. It sprinkled a little snow here in Iowa the other day, and I got a bit excited for Christmas...

  2. It showed? Lucky you ;-)
    Here it is still pretty warm but cloudy (about 20°C during the day, if i can trust that cheap thermometer sitting outside the kitchen window).

  3. oops.. typo.. the posting above should have said "It snowed?" and not "It showed?". *sigh*

    The lucky you part does not change. ;-)

  4. Hey, thanks for the linkage to Austin's story! This truly is an amazing time for the little guy. Glad you got the chance to see it! I posted the video on my site now too, but I had to help my oldest (and nerdier) son put it on YouTube first. Thank God for teenagers!


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