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Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
7:11 pm
Earth Day?
It's Earth Day I guess. I planted two small lilac bushes, picked up a fast food container out of the yard and took some tomato and pepper seedlings outside to harden off. I did those things because ...I just do that stuff. I was too lazy to turn the compost pile. Maybe on Arbor Day? It's sort of under trees...

Current Mood: tired
Friday, April 20th, 2018
5:13 pm
Isn't Nature Wonderful
There is a fly in here. A big one. I would put it outside but I feel like I would have to inform local air traffic control first.

Current Mood: lazy
Monday, April 16th, 2018
10:41 pm
Unrelated Things
Today it snowed, Harry Anderson died, and there's a toilet on the sidewalk a few houses down from mine.

Current Mood: tired
Saturday, April 14th, 2018
8:00 pm
Monday, April 2nd, 2018
1:50 am
Easter And Snow
Yesterday was Easter! There was candy! Yay!

It snowed and now the cats are looking at it like they've never seen this sort of thing before.

Current Mood: amused
Saturday, March 24th, 2018
9:09 pm
So, today we got six inches of snow AND the power went out for several hours. Woo, spring. :/

Current Mood: confused
Friday, March 23rd, 2018
10:40 am
It's been Spring for a day or two now and we've had snow twice, plus the cats have been timing their smelliest trips to the litter pans for the time of day when it's still too cold to open windows.


Purple deadnettle is already growing too well in the yard in my opinion.

Birds are loud.

Daylilies keep respawning in odd places. I forsee much transplanting in my future.

Current Mood: awake
Thursday, March 8th, 2018
10:44 am
It's March Already
It's been March for 8 days now. Most of that time the weather was okay.

Last night it snowed and I have a sinus headache. Those are likely unrelated but I'm going to lump them together anyway.

Current Mood: cranky
Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
9:16 am
I Am Terrible At Something I Like To Do
Alcohol does not improve my ability to play Overwatch.

I wish something did.

Current Mood: groggy
Monday, February 12th, 2018
9:16 pm
The Good And The Bad Of Today
Perfected my buttercream frosting recipe.

Realized that putting buttercream frosting on pancakes is not the best way to make my magically shrinking clothes fit again.

Current Mood: full
Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
12:32 pm
Not Dead Just Lazy Post #milliontytwelve
Did I sleep through January? Is this really my first post of 2018? Holy crap!

Video games and laziness, kids. That's my secret to being completely useless.

Current Mood: lethargic
Thursday, December 28th, 2017
11:18 pm
Fun With Beverages
I just had some pomegranate sparkling water. It was like plain seltzer that smelled like shampoo. I burped and expected to see soap bubbles float by.

The more you know, I guess.

Current Mood: ditzy
Monday, December 25th, 2017
8:49 pm
Christmas! Coffee! Overwatch! Dragon Cave! Sugar!
It's Christmas. There's candy, and wrapping paper, and ribbon, and now slightly less candy, and earlier there were games played and now there's even less candy and there was a big dinner of roast beef and vegetables and biscuits and lots of leftovers, well now there aren't as many leftovers as there were a little while ago and there's really good coffee and I could have sworn there was more candy and it's cold outside but warm in here and it snowed yesterday the cats aren't happy about it and where on Earth does that candy keep going and Starbucks peppermint mocha coffee is good with vanilla creamer and DIRTY DISHES dear Gawd wtf why are all the dishes dirty again and where did the leftovers get to?

I feel like it's too early to go to bed but I'm a little bit tired since I couldn't sleep well last night because Christmas! and falling asleep in front of the computer doesn't really count as a proper nap even if a cat managed to curl up on me while I dozed.

Candy recipe

2 1⁄2 lbs white chocolate
18 ounces peanut butter
2 cups crushed dry roasted peanuts (or chopped pecans)
2 cups miniature marshmallows
3 cups Rice Krispies

Melt the white chocolate and peanut butter together, mixing well. Don't get it so hot that it would melt the marshmallows. Stir in the peanuts, marshmallows and Rice Krispies, then drop lil' blobs of the candy onto wax paper. Let it cool and set. Try to consume in amounts that don't make your eyeballs vibrate.

Current Mood: chipper
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
10:37 am
Happy Thanksgiving!
The turkey is in the oven and the Macy's parade is on the TV.

House Cat has remembered that she is a carnivore and has been underfoot.

'Trine-cat has a ton of energy and has been zooming around meowing at nothing.

Fred-cat bummed around looking for special food until she realized none was being offered, then she curled up on a heat vent to nap. It was the same vent she horked into the other day, causing me much annoyance. At least it's really clean now I guess.

Bruce-The-Tortoise was informed of the holiday but has absolutely no fucks to give, if the look on his face is anything to go by. I wonder if he'll feel the same way once he's given a bit of sweet potato with his usual food. Sweet potatoes are his favorite treat.

Now to resist the temptation to snack too much before dinner is ready.

Current Mood: awake
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
11:34 am
Perception Fun
I bit into a coriander seed and have spent most of the time since trying to calm and reassure a very stressed out part of my brain that now thinks I ate a stink bug. I did not eat a bug, I ate a seed that smells the same as that bug! Jeez brain, it's like you don't even know me.

Current Mood: lazy
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
7:33 pm
Senile Old Lady Ramblings
Holy crap it's November! What have I been doing?

I've recently played a LOT of Overwatch since I wanted Halloween loot boxes but was too cheap to buy them. I got most of the stuff I wanted but dear Gawd I play terribly. I'm the doofus that does things like accidentally flying over a ledge and falling while playing Mercy, plays Torbjorn and throws armor packs under the payload cart where no one can reach them, plays Zarya and hits myself in the face with my own particle cannon grenade things (which probably helped the Mercy behind me to get an insane amount of healing done that round) and I should just never play a character that requires aiming since I can't hit the broad side of a barn even if I'm inside the barn at the time. Sometimes I think that for the good of potential teammates I should stop but then I get the urge to rollerblade while pushing people into a well and that seems like something best done in video game format.

I think I had a birthday at some point. There was a cake anyways. Cake is awesome.

Current Mood: ditzy
Sunday, October 15th, 2017
7:48 pm
I'm not a huge fan of decorative gourds, but this article from 2009 still deserves attention.


Current Mood: tired
Friday, October 6th, 2017
6:39 pm
I Am A Lazy Person Of Laziness
Tootsie Roll wrappers are not good for human eyeballs.

I keep neglecting my poor LJ. It's not like I post elsewhere. Not sure why I don't post here much lately. I have been playing a lot of Overwatch so maybe that's been eating my brains. Next week the Halloween event starts! Yay!

Current Mood: lethargic
Friday, September 8th, 2017
10:25 am
Other Families Are Not Like Us And Sometimes I Envy Them
"Look out for that hairy ball!" is not something I want to hear in the morning before I've even had my first cup of coffee, especially if I'm in the kitchen alone except for one of my adult sons.

Current Mood: groggy
Thursday, August 17th, 2017
10:04 am
Weather Report
Humidity is 85%. Who cares what the temperature is. If I never post again it may be because I drowned while breathing.

Current Mood: grumpy
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