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11/15/08 06:21 pm - It's so hot, but next weekend I might see snow...

because I'll be in Boston. It's ridiculous here - the Santa Ana winds are blowing a trail of destuction through California; with high temperatures, no humidity and the contrasting night coldness making more winds. Today I did a massive cull of my clothes, throwing out everything that makes me feel frumpy, doesn't fit, or is broken and won't get fixed. So  now it's time to get dressed up for an evening out in my new, limited selection...

11/4/08 10:15 pm - Election...

Good job! I live (almost, almost) in a democratic-party-led America! 

11/3/08 06:37 pm

 It's awfully quiet in here of late.... Hellooooooooooooo?

10/29/08 08:09 pm

 PS, I wouldn't let Wil.i.am from the Black Eyed Peas sit next to me at the cinema because we thought our friend mike was coming. Also, I had no idea it was him until everyone told me so. 

10/28/08 02:32 pm

You know what's dispiriting?
A roll of photos where you look rubbish in every picture. Hello, giganto chin! 

10/27/08 09:41 pm

 Roller Derby is ace. Crazy alternative girls in fishnets on skates beating the crap out of each other with nicknames like 'Minnie Jugs' 'Mikispeedia' and 'Jacq Pot'. They have fear-leaders and during the interval, mini-roller derby girls (ages 8 - 17) came out and proceeded to do a slightly less violent version. Food on a stick was available. I had cheese on a stick. Also crazy cool merchandising, and cookies, and the skating ramp is a work of art. Everything is a bit pink. The commentators are really funny. The rules are not too hard to learn and everyone who was there LOVED ROLLER DERBY. I'm hooked.

This weekend also featured pumpkin muffin baking, clambering up Vasquez Rocks, watching 'The Secret Life of Bees' and heated political debate. 

I know I have PMS now though because I just had a big fight about whether I had the correct amount of water in a pan to make the rice. I KNOW HOW MUCH WATER I NEED! 

This morning there was a spider in my handbag, so even the insects are getting in a Halloween mood.

10/16/08 09:06 am

Knotts Berry farm at Halloween = awesome.
But not as awesome as Disney at Christmas was.

9/20/08 03:33 pm - MeMe got me too


Sept 08 001
Originally uploaded by mintkitten.



The meme got me too.

Take a picture of yourself right now.
don't change your clothes, don't fix your hair...just take a picture.
post that picture with NO editing.
post these instructions with your picture.

7/21/08 05:52 pm - Mosaic


My creation
Originally uploaded by mintkitten.

stolen from Jakelithethighs and some...


The concept:
a. Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search.
b. Using only the first page, pick an image.
c. Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into fd’s mosaic maker.


The Questions:
1. What is your first name?
2. What is your favorite food?
3. What high school did you go to?
4. What is your favorite color?
5. Who is your celebrity crush?
6. Favorite drink?
7. Dream vacation?
8. Favorite dessert?
9. What you want to be when you grow up?
10. What do you love most in life?
11. One Word to describe you.
12. Your flickr name

7/21/08 05:48 pm - Mosaic

1. Vanessa cardui..., 2. Mexican SKY, 3. Gatherer of sea~crets, 4. The Photographer, 5. Stud Muffin, 6. Pinot Noir, 7. Missa Est, Ite..., 8. child of the pumpkins, 9. Spring Clean!, 10. When Waves Collide, 11. Loading up on sugar in time for Christmas, 12. cicavár a raklapgyárhref="http://www.flickr.com/photos/doc18/73464164/">Loading up on sugar in time for Christmas</a>, 12. cicavár a raklapgyár
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