Weekend Assignment #14: Write a haiku about your most cherished snack food or carbonated beverage.
I think Kevin thinks that I have finally lost my mind. I had to take a picture of this plate before I would eat it. I explained that Slomo takes such great food pictures and I want to give it a try. It looks like a boring plate of pasta! How she can make two tacos look scrumptious enough to dive through the screen for, I'm not sure. However, this is a noteworthy event to capture. I cook so rarely now that I am living alone again that it should be celebrated. I find myself eating mono these days. (No not the virus that Freee is suffering through.) What I mean by mono is that I eat single items such as a salad, or a bowl of cereal, or scrambled eggs, or a piece of meat. It just seems wasteful to make a full meal that I will only be able to eat a small portion of and end up wasting the rest. Kevin came over today to help me put together some shelves I bought for my closet and to hang my curtain rods in my livingroom. It's really frustrating that everything you buy now-a-days has to be put together. Has it always been this way? As payment for helping me out, I made dinner for Kevin and packed the leftovers up for him to take with him. I might have Kevin over for dinner more often so I can get a more balanced diet. I told him I was going to create a "Honey-Do" List for him. There's still so much I need to do in my apartment. Currently, I am painting my desk/bookcase. I got all but the siderails primed this weekend. This week I am going to put the shelves that Kevin assembled for me to good use by organizing my closet. My bed arrives on Saturday and I'd like to have my bedroom ready to go when they get here.
On Tuesday, Kevin and I are going to see Sarah Mclachlan's concert at the Anaheim Pond. I'm not one for going out on a work night. Sad to say, but I think my age is showing. It's actually that I run numbers and stare at a computer all day so I need my mind to be fresh. But, I'm really excited to actually have plans. On Friday, (yes - twice in one week) I am going out to help Kevin celebrate his birthday. I have no clue what to get him for his birthday. Any ideas would be appreciated. I asked him but he didn't give me any help. Buy him a drink, he said. Thanks. The cost of drinks these days, I'd almost say yes. But, I like to give people something special and unique for them. Figuring it out is the problem. His apartment is well stocked. Help!
One last thing, I'm sure many of you already know about the Journal Awards, but in case there is a stray person out there who hasn't heard, I am including the below info for your nominating pleasure. When I first came upon J-Land, the first awards were in the voting stage. It was great fun to read all the journals and pick my favorites. It's also how I found a lot of the great journals that I read. The stage of the awards right now are the nomination stage. It's a great chance to showcase your favorites. For further information, check out Gregg's journal.
1.THE KING/QUEEN OF J-LAND (The Best Over-all Blog)
2.LORD OF THE BLOG (Best Male Journal)
3.THE KING/QUEEN OF J-LAND (Best Female Journal)
4.Most LOL Moments in One Journal
5.BIGGEST GRAPHICS HO! (Focus on non-animated graphics that enhance each entry and the journal as a whole)
6.BEST USE OF ANIMATION (Do the animated images truly reflect the content of the entries?)
7.THE SHUTTERBUG AWARD (The emphasis here is on pure photography)
8.MOST THOUGHT-PROVOKING JOURNAL (Which journals make you really think? Which journalers give you the opportunity to see the same subjects in a different light?)
9.THE ROOTIE TOOTIE FRESH ´N FRUTIE AWARD! (Reserved for bloggers who created their first journal within the last 45 days)
10.BEST THEME-BASED JOURNAL
11.BEST USE OF MASKED VULGARITIES (Anyone can be vulgar! But it takes skill to get your nasty point across without letting Satan form on your fingertips!)
12.BEST USE OF GRANDIOSE BEHAVIOR (Is the blog larger than life? Do you bow and courtsey when you open the journal?)
13.BEST J-BRAT ON THE BLOCK (Reserved for bloggers age 14 and under)
14.THE J-TEEN SUPREME (Reserved for bloggers age 15 to 18)
15.THE MAD HATTER AWARD! (Whining and complaining is one thing. But knowing how to REALLY get your bitch-on is an artform!)
16.I´S GOT GOOD GRAMMAR AWARD (I still can´t believe you guys chose this! LOL! This is for the overall best-written journal, emphasis on real-life stories)
17.MOST ORIGINAL JOURNAL/ MOST CREATIVE
18.THE GREATEST STORY/STORIES EVER TOLD! (This can be an entire journal dedicated to writing fictional stories or a single, fictional entry you find exceptional)
19.MOST HEART-WARMING ENTRY (Focus on a single entry written about a real-life event that tugged at your heart strings)
20.GOD SAVE THE QUEEN AWARD! (The Best Over-all UK Journal)
21.SIR BLOGS-A-LOT (Best UK Male Journal)
22.THE J-QUEEN OF ENGLAND (Best UK Female Journal)