Posts Tagged ‘The Lovely Bones’

The Weekly Re-cap: We talked about the weather, Michael & I going out for a motorcycle ride, we wished Michael a Happy Birthday, mourned great TV shows that are no longer with us,  said goodbye to a 25-year-old blogger named Eva Markvoort who passed away, and learned about my naughty little puppy Isabella.

The Weekly Read: The Finishing Touch – Details That Make a Room Beautiful

The Weekly Music: Private Eyes by Hall & Oates because my friend Rude Cactus used it for his blog title yesterday.

The Weekly Movie: The Lovely Bones I read the book a while back and thought it was okay.  I didn’t love the movie.  It was kind of creepy like the book.  Though I did like Mark Wahlberg in it….

The Weekly Beverage: I drank a coconut creme Dunkin’ Donuts coffee on the way to The Albany TweetUp and it was yummy.  This is a big deal because I rarely drink coffee.

The Weekly Amazing Fact: According to OMGFacts: Giraffes can’t yawn.
Pretty much all warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals yawn. Birds, fish, mammals, and of course, people. An average human will yawn 250,000 times in one lifetime, and animals have been photographed yawning all the time. However, neither giraffes nor whales have ever been caught yawning.

Bugs Birthday Cake

The Weekly Birthdays: Lee Wooden, Sung Choo, Theresa Setzer, Jerry Bertram, Todd Harrison, Michael Henry, Jeff Beach, Aimee Giese, Brigette Moore, Cameo Crounse, Nancy Lee Grahn, Cami Rutherford Bajek, Lynn Kinnear, Paul Chenkus, Robyn Dousharm, Jim Milliken, Humberto Martinez, and Sheri Monaco.  Happy Birthday to all of you!  I hope you all had awesome birthdays!!   Leave me a comment to let me know what you did to celebrate your big day.  🙂

The Weekly Activity: Michael & I went to the April Albany TweetUp.

The Weekly new people I’ve found on Twitter: Melissa Ward, WordPress.com, Bettie’s Cakes, Kimmy Tavarez, Two of a Kind, Jaci Sabolsky, and Grant Johnston.

The Weekly Charity I’m Pimping: The National MS Walk in Long Island is on May 2nd.  My friend Kim will be walking and she’s pretty close to her goal.  Anyone who can help with a donation would be appreciated.  Click HERE for the link.

Weekly Grand Totals: My blog has had over 6,500 views.  To some of you that might be nothing, but considering I only started it at the beginning of the year I think it’s pretty decent.  Thank you to all my readers.  Keep commenting and encouraging your friends to subscribe.  🙂

The Weekly Hypothetical: If you were going on a trip, what would you most likely forget to pack?

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I’m running so late!
Sorry Folks!

I had an interview today.  Wish me luck.
Cross your finger, cross your toes, cross everything you’ve got!!

The Weekly Read: I’ve been reading The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold they’ve made a movie of the book that came out in theaters today.  Hopefully I’ll get around to going to see it.  (I tend to wait for the DVD more often than not)

The Weekly Music: We’ve been watching American Idol – need I say more?  95% of it is BAD with a capital B.

The Weekly Movie: I watched the movie Bride Wars.  I liked it.  It stared Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway.  It was a predictable movie about 2 best friends who end up having their weddings the same day at The Plaza Hotel.

I also watched Best Laid Plans.  It stared Reese Witherspoon and had Josh Brolin in it as well.  This movie basically asks the question “Ever feel like the world is conspiring against you?”  It kept my attention.  I probably would have enjoyed it more back in 1999 when it came out.  Reese looked sooo young!  She played her role well though.

The Weekly Worst Piece of Crap on TV: I watched some of The Bachelor the other night.  One of the women got thrown off the show for having an “inapropriate” relationship with one of the crew members on the show.  WTF?  I guess you weren’t there to find your true love after all.  She didn’t even try to deny it.  She questioned why it was anyone’s business on the show though.  LOL!!

The Weekly Schadenfreude: NYS Governor Patterson’s 15 year old son was picked up by the NYPD for being caught playing dice on the street in NYC while in the possession of a credit card that didn’t belong to him.  News story here.  Just goes to reinforce how unorganized Patterson is.  He can’t even keep track of what his child is doing.  I’ve never been a fan of his.  I keep reminding myself that he was appointed when Spitzer resigned.  He wasn’t elected to the post.

The Weekly Yummy Food: I made Orange-Glazed Pork Chops.  I thought they were good.  Michael didn’t care for them.  The glaze is dijon mustard, orange marmalade and mandarin oranges.  Not his thing I suppose, but I have enjoyed it many times.  I also made Oven-baked Shrimp Risotto.  This time Michael liked it too!

The Weekly Amazing Fact: What is know as a “French Kiss” in the English speaking world is known as an “English Kiss” in France.

The Weekly Birthdays: Eva, Nadia, Nick, Erica, Karen & Justin Happy Birthday my friends 🙂

The Weekly Activity: It wasn’t super exciting but we got up at 6AM to take friends to the airport.  (Okay, got up is wrong, I was still awake)  We ran a ton of errands after and accomplished quite a bit.  Of course then we came home and crashed HARD.

The Weekly Cringe-Worthy Television: Didn’t we already talk about American Idol?  The tryouts are just flat out painful to listen to!!

The Weekly new people I’ve found on Twitter: 511NY – They give traffic updates for the Capital Region.

The Weekly Hypothetical: If you and I were stranded on a desert island, what would we talk about? (other than how to get home….)

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