Leftover for a good cause

Okay Thanksgiving weekend is almost over. I have crap loads of leftover in the fridge! The story goes… I heard about a program organized by the Armed Force YMCA in San Diego that sign families up to host a couple of Marines, Navy servicemen and women for Thanksgiving. So Brandon and I signed up. I asked on Monday before T-day and they said I should be getting 2 guests but someone will confirm with me later. I haven’t heard anything so I went and bought all the foods anyway. That was the day when the truckers join the grocery store...
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Farscape LIVES!

Farscape is baaaaaaaaaack! As a 4-hour mini series some time next year to tie up all the loose ends. The worldwide SaveFarscape efforts paid off. It may not be the return of the series, but we created enough waves that a mini series are in order. Who know what else can come of that. Viva la Farscape!...
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Birthday blues

When I was growing up, I never really had big birthday parties. For us, it was usually my family, my uncle’s family, and my grandmother. We gathered around a birhday cake with presents on the evening of the birthday, and opened presents. Then it was a dinner at a special restaurant with my family that weekend. I only remember one birthday party I had, and it was at McDonald’s, 5th grade. That was about it. When I came over here, it was still quite the same: low key family event. During freshman year, my college suitemates threw a surprise party...
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Come sew away

Guess what I got for my birthday? A sewing machine!!! I was like an inspire artist without a paintbrush for a while. I slaved for hours, hand stitching projects together. (See Brandon’s Halloween costume.) No more! Then again, the last time I used a sewing machine was home-ec class in 6th grade. And that was the pedal-powered kind, not electric. I’m still amazed at how much I’ve grown to enjoy sewing. Anyone who knows me since childhood should know–especially my mom–that I’m no girly-girl, and sewing was probably one of my most hated activity. Then again, if you had no...
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