Thursday, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009

Today's Agenda

1. Work
2. Go walking on lunch break
3. Go to gym
4. Go to Build-a-Bear
5. Watch CSI
6. Make the freakin' Umbrella ATCs that have been stricken from last two day's agendas

Today's Music

Wizard of Oz Soundtrack, Walk the Line Soundtrack, Fried Green Tomatoes Score

Today's Bonus Feature:
Penguin Baseball - How far can YOU get?

Quote of the Day:
"People said that we would have a black president when pigs fly. Well, in his first 100 days in office, swine flu." quoted by W. Elrick from anonymous source

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

April 29, 2009

Today's Agenda

1. Work
2. Go to post office and bank strike from agenda
3. Go to gym strike from agenda
4. Dinner at local mexican restaurant
5. Coffee meet-and-greet at local bookstore
6. Umbrella themed ATCs (carried over from April 28) strike from agenda. again.

Today's Music:
Judy Garland in Hollywood: Her Greatest Movie Hits, Leonard Cohen Soundtrack from I'm Your Man, Planet of the Apes 2001 Score

Today's Bonus Feature:
This is a superaddictive game. Anyone who ever read a Choose Your Own Adventure Book should look at this. Be prepared to have minutes of your life sucked into the void.

Quote of the Day:
"When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her." Montaigne

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

April 28, 2009

Today's Agenda

1. Work
2. Lunch for a coworker's birthday
3. Go to the gym
4. Work on umbrella-themed ATCs (artist trading cards) strike from agenda
ETA 4a. Clean Kitchen
5. Put new project on loom strike from agenda
ETA 5a. Read book: History of Chocolate

Today's Music: Bruce Springsteen, Cabaret (1998 cast recording), Simon & Garfunkel

Today's Bonus Feature:

Quote of the Day:
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, April 27, 2009

April 27, 2009

Today's Agenda:

1. Work
2. Get stuff to make granola
3. Go to the gym
4. Go to Knitting Club

Today's Music: Pet Shop Boys, Hank Williams Jr., Rockabilly Rumble

Today's Bonus Feature:
Granola Recipe
2 cups roasted salted almonds, chopped
1/2 cup roasted salted pistachios, chopped
1/4 cup roasted salted pepitas
1/4 cup roasted salted sunflower seeds
ground sea salt (DO NOT USE REGULAR TABLE SALT!)

Preheat oven to 350 and line a cookie sheets with aluminum foil. Grease foil with cooking spray.

Put nuts in bowl and sprinkle with sea salt. Add honey and mix until nuts are well-coated and the whole mass is sticky. Spread on cookie sheet and lightly sprinkle with salt. Bake about 20 minutes, or until edges start to crisp and the whole thing is golden brown. Remove from oven. Sprinkle lightly with salt. Cool, break apart, eat. Eat some more :)

Quote of the Day:
"A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party,a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors."~ Henry Ward Beecher ~