Weekend Fun

Had a lot of fun this weekend:

  • Went skating twice, once with each of my kids.
  • Went skiing with my wife.
  • Got beaten at Pitch Car four times by my kids.
  • Took the kids to a birthday party for a charming friend of mine, populated largely by former physics engineers who are now programmers.
  • Took my son to a concert with 50s and 60s pop tunes performed by a choir and solists.
  • Had post-concert dinner with friends & son.

And you, Dear Reader?

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8 thoughts on “Weekend Fun

  1. – rode on my road bike for eight hours.
    – watched “snatch” for the first time.
    – made gingerbread pancakes
    – read “reading sex and the city” & “from DNA to diversity”

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  2. – Also went skating twice
    – Did the ’09 books and ’10 budget for an association I’m the cashier for
    – Cooked and served two good dinners (if I may say so myself…): first, crayfish tails in an ouzo/tarragon/sambal oelek cream sauce, served with red quinoa; and second, chicken stuffed with goat cheese, basiland sundried tomatoes, served with fettucine.
    – Started reading Stephen Fry’s “The Ode Less Travelled”

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  3. – Had a blind date, best part was the parsnip cakes at dinner, like crab cakes but with shredded parsnip, very delicate and subtly sweet — now there’s another underrated vegetable for you. What are they in Swedish?
    – Visited my parents and had milk and cookies with my niece
    – Watched four hours of Jersey Shore while drinking yerba mate, Ilex paraguariensis, which came up in the comments a couple months ago; I really like it.

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  4. New York City and 6 other major US cities left in flames and rubble.

    Not that that was the plan. But sometimes plans go tragically awry.

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  5. Colin, how did you get home after travelling for eight hours?

    Thinker, I can’t let my wife see that or she will start lusting after you. Or at least your cooking.

    Kevin, that’s one of the most annihilating reviews of a date I’ve ever heard.

    Cicely, you sure have your fun…

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  6. There were all these giant robots…. With lasers.

    On the plus side, I think we’ve got the Nano-bot Zombie Plague pretty well sorted out.

    Next up: the Alien Brain-eating Lizard Invasion, already in progress.

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  7. Went to Spartan Times wild game dinner, on the menu; goose pilaf, barbequed wild boar ribs, mountain lion green chili, roasted pheasant, roasts and kabobs of venison, antelope, elk, and bear.

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