Month: June 2004 (page 1 of 10)

Marty and Jess to wed!

Marty and Jess from Big Brother are getting hitched. My prediction: Channel 10 will televise the whole event, which will feature Shannon Noll and Killing Heidi performing at the reception (during the AFL Grand Final, naturally). Afterwards Marty and Jess will star in the Australian version of “Newlyweds.” Mark my words!

Bush fire!

Bush fire!Bush fire!
For several hours now my co-workers and I have been watching a bush fire not far off from our office in North Ryde. It started with just a gigantic plume of smoke down near the river. Eventually a couple choppers showed up – one from the Fire Department to drop water on it, and another from Channel 7 News. My friend Roy took this picture from our office on the 3rd floor. Now we can hear sirens off in the distance. None of the Aussie news sites seem to have any information on it yet. How excitement!

ColorVision Test

ColorVision Test. Are you color blind? I’m not, but two of my co-workers are. (They already knew they were but it was cool to see the test verify it.)

Ebert gives Spider-Man 2 four stars

“It’s a superhero movie for people who don’t go to superhero movies, and for those who do, it’s the one they’ve been yearning for.” Ebert gives SPIDER-MAN 2 four stars. Wow, I can’t wait for this one!

Amazing baby pictures

Amazing Pictures of babies in the womb. The one where he has his eyes open freaks me out a little bit. I mean, it’s weird enough to think about women walking around with little people inside them, but to think those little people are blinking, sucking their toes, and scratching themselves just blows my mind.

Harry Potter 6 Title

Yep, I’ve seen it. “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.” I’m not sure about that one. It has a “Phantom Menace” sort of ring to it. And who’s the half blood prince? Voldemort? He’s the only one we know of that fits the bill, right?

Why I Love the Snook

Why I Love the Snook

  1. He secretly cleaned up all the wires and cords around the TV because he knows they drive me crazy.
  2. He happily ate lentil casserole with me for dinner tonight and only mentioned it being “hippie food” once.
  3. He calmed me down after an intense anxiety attack tonight when I realized that by this time next week, I’ll be earning half as much as I do now and working about ten times as hard for it. (What was I thinking?!)

Oh yeah, and that makes five full days of vegetarianism for me! My longest stint ever. Although I have to confess, four different people at work have told me I look pale over the last couple days. I need some red meat! Other than that the detox is okay. I haven’t made it to the gym since the aborted race last weekend, mostly because every night when I get home my stomach starts churning and I’m afraid to venture too far from the bathroom. But the dizziness of days 3-4 has passed and I’m feeling pretty energetic. Maybe tomorrow then…

Tiger ready to pounce

Steve Jobs has unveiled a preview of the next version of Mac OS X, codenamed “Tiger”. It looks pretty sweet. And ha ha! Looks like the folks at the Worldwide Developers Conference had a little fun at Microsoft’s expense…

Earthquake Rattles Midwest

“Earthquake Rattles Midwest.” Dammit! Why do all the cool things happen when I’m not there?

How to Find Lost Objects

How to Find Lost Objects. This will be useful. I borrowed the Snook’s Swiss Army knife when we went to Prisoner of Azkaban so I could cut apart my little knitter business cards. That night he asked for it back. I told him I’d given it back. He didn’t have it. I swore I didn’t have it. We argued back and forth for ten minutes, with him imploring me to check my bag and me insisting that I didn’t have it. Finally, to prove him wrong I dumped out my bag. There it was. Oops.