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enough sleep
2005-01-31-- Posted by: allegra

Debuted the Tapioca song last night; very much enjoyed doing that. Wrote another song "Lifeline". When I emerge from the grip of my hormones I'll blog some more.

enough sleep
2005-01-31-- Posted by: allegra

Our DVD player is having a Buffyverse induced Near Death Experience. Must Get Cleaner.

enough sleep
2005-01-30-- Posted by: allegra

I'll keep this short as I am working on a migraine and the screen is yelling at me to go away. Yet more Buffy; we watched "Crush" and the five of us (John had just got back from "Night and Gay" with the VLGC) delighted in the dialogue, which is pretty funny. James Marsters is not much of an actor, but that doesn't prevent you from staring at him.

Paul and Keith and I vacuumed and carpet cleaned yesterday because the living room carpet was disGUSTing. Then the boys rearranged the furniture. As we have now given up on the notion that we are pretending we don't watch TV (and we still don't have cable) the chairs in the room now look at the TV, which is sitting in the fireplace (which doesn't work because we'd have to spend an awful lot of money to get it to code). I like the image of a tv sitting in a fireplace. Suits me, somehow.

One of the benefits of the furniture rearrangement is that the living room now has enough space for Keith to do kata in, which he is doing; Kira just skulked off in disgust as he is bounding about punching the air and Kira is not at all convinced this is safe.

Off to Kinko's or somesuch today to photocopy the Glorious Nosebleed.

Paul's off to work.

I should find some other domestic project to do before I take off; the living room is making me feel all cheerful.

Rob and LJ over for supper last night. Everybody is in really good shape and we had a fine time.

Don Ross
2005-01-29-- Posted by: allegra

Great concert, Tom L, Peggy, Tom U, Mike J and Agnes J in attendance. He did perform Michael, Michael, Michael and Berkeley Springs and a new waltz that had me practically crying, it's so pretty. He also sang one song in French and did a 'world premiere' of a new tune.

The concert was recorded for Radio Canada and the APTN, so the Vancouver audience (I really like Vancouver audiences) was even more well behaved than normal. I only heard one cell phone go off but it was one of those subdued rings and it was during patter, thank god, and the person carrying the phone was obviously mortified... did I mention my cell phone went off during a fellow comedian's spiel the other night? I was pretty choked, but she handled it very well.

I have a fairly full dance card today but Paul is wanting to top it up with a meal invite for somebody- he just hasn't figured out who he wants to feed. Hope they like pork chops, whoever they are.

I am not feeling that sociable at the moment but I imagine I'll perk up later. My right hip hurts so much it's hard for me to think about anything else right now. I walked down to Farm Town to get bacon with Paul thinking that would loosen things up but I'm not happy now.

I'm shipping off my French books to Brother James (sometime) and the darnedest thing happened. I got to thinking I should look at them and found a poem in the back of Teach Yourself French Grammar. After I fix it I'll post it.

Fair use doctrine
2005-01-29-- Posted by: allegra

Email fwded home from work....

All names redacted to protect the hoo hoo's.

Subject: If you change the word "You" to "Beer"...

Did I ever tell you Beer's my hero?

Beer's everything, everything I wish I could be.

Oh, and I, I could fly higher than an eagle,

for Beer is the wind beneath my wings,

'cause Beer is the wind beneath my wings.


Oh, the wind beneath my wings.

Beer, beer, beer, beer is the wind beneath my wings.

Fly, fly, fly away. Beer lets me fly so high.

Oh, Beer, Beer, Beer, the wind beneath my wings.

Oh, Beer, Beer, Beer, the wind beneath my wings.

The temp said we should substitute "Weed" instead. Man, ya gotta love Vancouver.