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Showing posts from February, 2007

This and that

After being shuffled from my bed to his own, still half in slumber: Mom can you get me a glass of Mothra?

Sarah botherism:
Watching the "Today" show I was somewhat peeved when a certain exchange took place. Matt Lauer was talking to former US Secretary of Defense, William Cohen, and his wife Janet Langhart who is African American. Matt asked: Do you think the US is ready for a black president, a woman president or even a Mormon president? Well! Ms Langhart immediately jumped in and said that she had a problem with the Mormon church and began listing beliefs to which she objected, including policies which were changed back in 1972 - some 30 years ago. Her husband, thankfully, said something to the effect that it was a quite a long time ago and they have dramatically changed their policy. This bugs me, it leads me to believe that religion is one of the remaining great divides in our country. In the battle for public office it is never a problem that someone is Baptist or…

This is what happens when you don't watch TV

Ok so we haven't really watched tv in our house for a long time. You could argue, pretty justifiably, that this is not a bad thing. Most of our entertainment comes from playing WoW, which could be called a waste of time but I would say is better than mindless TV watching by far and has also led me to meet some of the coolest, most fun, interesting people I know....oh wait, getting distracted. Back to TV. So, we decided to get cable......mostly because Eric misses ESPN and because Carly really enjoys watching YouTube Backyardigans episodes. She's 18 months old, and yes! we're going to let her watch TV. On the Yahoo! homepage it shows recaps of what's going to be on tonight and one of my favorite shows that I do actually miss watching was listed: Gilmore Girls. I click and begin reading the episode recaps for this year, since I haven't seen a single episode of the new season. And about halfway through I am shocked to find out: Loreali married Christopher! WH…