kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Feb. 18th, 2009 03:54 pm)
I've had several very annoying days at work so I'm in the mood to do something mindless for a few minutes, therefore you all are getting spammed with a ... A MEME!!! ::cue ominous music:: Gakked from [ profile] scriggle.

Make a list of 5 things you can see without getting up.
1. A platform for hanging stage lights
2. Bookshelves full of notebooks
3.Filing cabinets
4. The other wing of my building
5. Cthulhu. (No, seriously! He's on top of the shelf keeping watch over the financial report notebooks!)

more memeage behind the cut )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Dec. 3rd, 2008 09:36 am)
Yeah, yeah. Baaa. Just baaaaaa. ;D

cut to spare the non-sheep amongst you )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Sep. 18th, 2008 01:08 pm)
Picture meme, taken from everyone

* Take a picture of yourself right now.
* Don't change your clothes, don't fix your hair...just take a picture.
* Post that picture with NO editing.
* Post these instructions with your picture.

Okay, I cheated a bit, I had someone else take the picture because when I take it myself it ends up looking like I took it through a fisheye lens. And I resized the photo smaller so it's not so obnoxious. But I didn't zap any zits or wrinkles or anything. :D It's behind the cut. )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Jun. 25th, 2008 09:47 am)
Ganked from [ profile] tigs. The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books.

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy (unfortunately, ack! phht!)
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis (this is redundant)
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte's Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare (this is also redundant)
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

There must be some folks who haven't read any, since I've read 40. (That's not counting the two which are redundant. Though really, I think that series titles should be listed individually, not lumped together.) ;)
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Jun. 19th, 2008 08:44 am)

Your result for The Fashion Style Test...

Catwalk God(ess)

[Flamboyant Original Deliberate Sexy]

You know fashion inside out but you're far from being its slave. To you fashion is what you decide to wear. You've got great, if unconventional, taste and plenty of courage to put your ideas into practice, which inspires admiration; but few have guts to copycat you. I suppose it doesn't worry you because to you originality counts. You are self-confident, perhaps even arrogant, and consider a day wasted when no one gives you an interested or shocked look. Great job.

The opposite style from yours is Librarian [Tasteful Conventional Random Prissy].
Take The Fashion Style Test at HelloQuizzy

I blame my addiction to Project Runway and makover shows. ;D

Also, this made me laugh and nod wisely at the same time:

(seen in several places but most recently [ profile] st_crispins
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Feb. 29th, 2008 08:01 am)
Or, actually, as seen on [ profile] mrlnpndrgn's journal. I thought this one was fun. :)

Your Score: Linear B

You scored

You are Linear B. Even those who can follow you think you're all Greek to them. Which, after all, is true - Linear B being the first known text for written Greek. To most people, you're incomprehensible. But what do you care? You're tough, hard, long-enduring and have greater nobility than most. Naturally, you don't admit to borrowing extensively from your brother Linear A.

Link: The Which Ancient Language Are You Test written by imipak on OkCupid
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Jan. 17th, 2008 09:50 am)
Here's my version of the "5 Things TV Meme" that's been going around my flist. It's kinda long so I cut it )

NOTE! I edited part of my this because I was originally trying to think of moments in TV programs, not TV in general, which includes NEWS.
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Jan. 9th, 2008 12:07 pm)
gakked from [ profile] resonant8

1. The main article title on the page is the name of your band.
2. The last four words of the very last quote is the title of your album.
3. The third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.
4. Use your graphics program of choice to throw them together, and post it in your own journal.

Hmm, looks like I'm either a pretentious emo band or one featuring a Suicidal Soprano lead. ;D
kelliem: icy lakefront sunrise (Default)
( Sep. 20th, 2007 08:48 am)
I'm just a posting fool lately, but I had to share this. The northwest corner of our yard is overrun by concord grape vines-- they've climbed up and around every tree and bush within reach, and this year they are bearing like crazy. Usually I leave them for the critters (of which we have many) but there were so many this year that I went out the other day and picked a couple of pounds of them for myself, and there was still a lot on the vines. Then I realized I had no idea what to do with them.

I didn't want to make jelly since the one time I tried that before I failed miserably (I got grape syrup, pretty much), so I went online and looked for non-jelly concord grape recipes. Well, there are about a million recipes for grape pie, which, um, sounded kind of nasty to me. But scattered in amongst the pie recipes I found one for a chutney and one for a conserve. The chutney sounded good but called for an ingredient I didn't have on hand and I didn't feel like going out for. The conserve, on the other hand, I had all the ingredients for except Ruby Port, but I had a bottle of Dubonnet which is kinda-sorta similar so I went with that recipe, but added a couple of ingredients from the chutney recipe (more spices) just because they sounded good.

It was kind of a pain slipping the skins of 2 pounds of grapes but OMG, so worth it! The fragrance of the conserve as it cooked was like perfume, and it tastes amazing, too. Tonight I need to make some fresh bread to eat it on, though the original recipe was supposed to accompany duck. Anyway, just in case some of you have concord grapes you need to do something with, here's the recipe: )

Also, I took that Flesch-Kincaid thing that I saw over at [ profile] aukestrel's and now I feel like I ought to be using more and bigger words or something. ;D

kelliem's Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 9
Average number of words per sentence:19.91
Average number of syllables per word:1.42
Total words in sample:1573
Analyze your journal! Username:
Another fun meme brought to you by rfreebern
ETA: Yikes! [ profile] kylielee1000 says that apparently the user/pass on this meme should not have been made public, so I am deleting the instructions.

To distract myself from thinking about potential car expenses I took the Career Matchmaker quiz that's going around my f-list. Here's the list )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Aug. 24th, 2007 07:57 am)
(as seen on [ profile] shiningmoon's LJ)

Haiku2 for kelliem
taste stir the maple
syrup a pinch or so each
ground cinnamon ground
Created by Grahame

In guilty-pleasure Who Wants To Be A Superhero news, oh Parthenon, much as I love you, a girly scream is not a battle cry, and no amount of heroic chin-lifting is going to make it so. ;D
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Aug. 16th, 2007 04:08 pm)
[ profile] belphebe and I were doing this in email and I thought it would make a fun meme.

What kinds of food and/or drink do you have in your desk (or file cabinet, etc.) at work? I have:

1 bag roasted in-shell unsalted peanuts
1 can Planter's cashew pieces (salted)
Home-made 'everything' bagel chips
1 bag Maple-pecan granola
3 envelopes Kikkoman Tofu-Spinach Miso Instant Soup
1 Nissin Cup o' Noodles (Shrimp)
1 pkg Thai Kitchen Lemongrass & Chili Rice-Noodle Soup
3 pkgs Nissin Chicken Ramen
1 pkg Annie Chun's Udon Soup w/Bok Choy & Shiitake Mushrooms
1 can Campbell's Clam Chowder
1 box Vinta multigrain crackers
Small jar Jif peanut butter (smooth)
Upton Tea Oolong (loose)
Upton Tea Imperial Orange Spice (loose)
Celestial Seasonings Morning Thunder tea
Yogi Tea: Ginger
Hazelnut Belgian Cafe instant coffee
Instant Vanilla Chai mix

So, I'm all set if I get snowed in for a few days. :D
kelliem: old-skool TV (tv)


( Jul. 11th, 2007 02:23 pm)
Yup, this pretty much looks like me. ;D

If you want to make one, go to the Simpson's Movie main page. It's a flash app and if you want to save it you'll have to register, unless you want to do a screen-shot. (gakked from [ profile] matociquala)
(quiz seen over at [ profile] bethbethbeth's)

Your English Skills:

Punctuation: 100%
Spelling: 100%
Vocabulary: 100%
Grammar: 80%

(And thank you, [ profile] aukestrel for your efforts in making me a better grammarian.)
kelliem: Geoffrey Tennant - Art (art)
( Jun. 15th, 2007 09:34 am)
Book Meme:
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next three sentences in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.

Sebastien paused in the passageway and shook his head, leaning one hand on a cornerpost of the corridor wall. Those, at least, were solid enough to hold his weight, unlike the cloth stretched between them. He was committing the same sin he'd accused Jack of, speculating on small and circumstantial evidence, looking for a monster to explain away what was most likely mere human veniality.

New Amsterdam
-- Elizabeth Bear
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( May. 25th, 2007 01:56 pm)
I saw this "Where Do You Fit" quiz from the Pew Foundation linked over at [ profile] aukestrel's and had to try it. Here's what I got:

Based on your answers to the questionnaire, you most closely resemble survey respondents within the Connectors typology group. This does not mean that you necessarily fit every group characteristic. Connectors make up 7% of the American public.Read more... )

In other news, I think everyone else on campus has already left for the long weekend, it's like a morgue here. And I am boooooorrrreeeedddddd.
kelliem: Closeup of Riku-kitty (riku's eyes)
( Apr. 25th, 2007 08:30 pm)
This is going around my flist and I had to be a sheep (or at least in sheep's clothing!) It's a fun little Flash animation to promote the upcoming Golden Compass movie. I rather like the Daemon I got, though I am not sure I agree with all of the aspects. It's a little big so it's behind the cut.
Kellie's Daemon )
kelliem: old-skool TV (tv)
( Apr. 13th, 2007 09:16 pm)
Now that all the answers to yesterday's meme have been guessed, I'm posting the answers here behind a cut. )
kelliem: old-skool TV (tv)
( Apr. 12th, 2007 08:15 pm)
I've seen this several places but most recently in [ profile] brynwulf's journal, and decided to play. Some of these are easy, some, hopefully, aren't. ;D

Go to and look up 10 of your favorite TV shows. Post three official IMDB "Plot Keywords" for these 10 picks. Have your friends guess the show names.

1. Cult Favorite / Futuristic / Male Bonding
2. Federal Agent / Babe Scientist / Government Coverup
3. Duo / 1960s / Spy
4. Culture Clash / Secret Society / Underworld
5. Military / Alien / Alien Invasion
6. Historical / Flashback / Based On Film
7. Tea / Android / Cat
8. Man With No Name / Regeneration / Eccentricity
9. Based On Novel / Psychiatrist / Investigation
10. Coroner / Forensic Evidence / Character Name In Title

hint: not all of these are American

PS: Can you believe that ReGenesis has NO keywords listed??
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Mar. 20th, 2007 10:25 am)
I've had a the last few days off from work and have pretty much ignored LJ. (I needed to use up some vacation time or lose it.) I spent a lot of it cleaning house, which badly needed it and I feel pretty happy with the results. Still a lot to be done, but a good start made. [ profile] theamusedone came to visit on Saturday, and we had a really nice time. Or I did. I hope he did. :D Somehow it turned into Nostalgia TV Time. Since he'd never seen a Man from UNCLE episode I showed him "The Strigas Affair," and he was vastly amused by the pre-Star Trek presence of both William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. not to mention Werner Klemperer (Col. Klink!). After that, we went to dinner at the Brasserie 1010, wherein the star of the show was the amazing dessert shared by [ profile] theamusedone and my kidunit (a flourless chocolate cake accompanied by bourbon-vanilla ice cream topped with Frangelico wafers that were kind of like hazelnut brittle).

After we got home, I inflicted an episode of U.F.O. (link goes to pix from it) on him, and then he mentioned he had never seen any Sapphire & Steel so I got out my boxed-set and showed him the first few chapters of "The Railway Station." Since we didn't have time to watch the entire thing, I ended up sending the set with him (with a warning about the stupid duct-tape and fake-fur 'creature' in "The Creature's Revenge.") Next morning we met [ profile] ruthless1 for breakfast at the Original House of Pancakes (not to be confused with IHOP) where [ profile] theamusedone and I both had a Dutch Baby pancake (which is amazing and yummy), the kidunit had their strawberry Belgian waffle which had about half a pound of strawberries on it, and poor [ profile] ruthless, who had a bad cold, fed her cold with a nice traditional eggs & pancakes breakfast. After breakfast [ profile] theamusedone left with [ profile] ruthless to head to Denver and the Tragicially Hip concert.

Yesterday I mainlined my Space: Above & Beyond DVDs. God, that show holds up well. It was such a great show and Fox was SO stupid the say they treated it. I am feeling semi-inspired to write a fixit. Which is amazing since I've had writers block going for months now. Maybe I should try and run with this to see if it jumpstarts my Muse.

And here's a bit pf memeage gakked from [ profile] juliabk

drawing personality

What does your drawing say about YOU?

The results of your analysis say:

You are driven and ambitious and tend to make radical moves to reach your goals.
You are a direct and forthright person. You like to get to the core of the issue right away, with few signs of hesitation.
You like following the rules and being objective. You are precise and meticulous, and like to evaluate decisions before making them.
You feel morose and are prone to lethargy.

I'm not driven or ambitious at all. The rest though... yeah, sounds like me.

Also in the memeage category, gakked from [ profile] jidabug, my "Celebrity Lookalikes" behind the cut. )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Feb. 22nd, 2007 09:15 am)
gakked from [ profile] juliabk and cut for large picture of cute guy and weird table formatting. )

My other superpowers are:

The ability to ensure that when I watch a TV show that I don't watch regularly, no matter how many years that show has been running, the episode will be a rerun. And it will be the same episode that I saw the last two or three times I tried to watch that TV show! (I share this one with [ profile] highnez)

Momness. Yes, I am actually a mom, but my friends all called me that long before I had a child. And I am also mom to an entire department. Sometimes it feels like I am mom to the entire university. In addition, I am mom to all my kidunit's friends (I diagnose so many minor ailments I should get an MD...)

The power to cause the phone to ring simply by getting up from my desk and going into another part of the office.

The power to always choose the slowest checkout line in any store.

What are YOUR superpowers?
Oh, Mohinder, you're so pretty and so gullible. *sigh* cut for spoilers )

In other news, apparently I did not pay as much attention in HS as [ profile] bethbethbeth did, but I did pay enough attention to get the same phrasing on my results. :)

You paid attention during 91% of high school!

85-100% You must be an autodidact, because American high schools don't get scores that high! Good show, old chap!

Do you deserve your high school diploma?
Create a Quiz

I wish the test showed where you scored low, because I'd be willing to bet it was math. :)
We're closing the office early today, and I am trying to kill time in the last fifteen minutes, so... gakked from [ profile] aukestrel and [ profile] brynwulf:

Things you may not know about me )

Happy Turkey Day to all my fellow Ammurikens. My brother is smoking a turkey (man, that conjures up a weird image!) and I'm making dressing, and pumpkin and bourbon-pecan pies. Mom's got the traditional green bean casserole, the housemate is making mashers, and kidunit wants to bake something in order to try out the new piping set we got at BB&B the other day. Pumpkin bread with a cream-cheese frosting might be nice. Since the turkey leftovers will be going home with the brother, I bought a small one to cook for us on Friday.

Personally, I'm thankful for many things, including decent health, a decent job, and a roof over my head, but at this very moment, I am most thankful for 4 days off in a row. :-D
My excitement for the day, since I already voted {and if you are eligible to and haven't done so yet, GO DO IT!) is that the housemate is treating me to a belated birthday-dinner tonight at Jazzy's Crab Shack which has all-you-can-eat crab on Tuesday nights. I used to get snow crab until I tried the Dungeness, which I now realize is far superior. :)

And now, since I was tagged by [ profile] cedara I am listing six random facts about myself

1) I have acrophobia and claustrophobia, which makes it really hard to go see an Avs game at the Pepsi Center. :) (The acrophobia I have always had but I developed the claustrophobia-- and a nice case of PTSD-- a couple of years ago after getting 2 un-drugged MRIs.)

2) I only have one lung. The left one was removed when I was 21 because it was dead and gangrenous (a benign tumor had blocked the left main-stem bronchus and killed the lung.)

3) My friends all called me "Mom" even before I really was one.

4) I have been to England twice.

5) I have never lived by myself. I have either lived with family, an SO, or a house-mate my entire life. Someday I would like to try it.

6) I once trained a betta (Fin MacCool) to jump out of the water and take his food off a toothpick. Sadly he was killed when the bookshelf his tank was on randomly fell over and his tank broke. :-(

previous random facts here

I don't tag for memes but if you want to post some random facts about yourself, feel free. :)

image snagged from [ profile] sithdragn
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Nov. 1st, 2006 08:53 am)
Belated Happy New Year to my fellow pagans. :)

I decided I wasn't going to let another Halloween go by without dressing up, so I borrowed an idea that [ profile] the_star_fish did last year and went as the Fairy Gothmother. I did traditionally goth makeup-- white face, black lipstick, very dark gray eyeshadow and purple hair-mascara in my hair. The outfit consisted of a semi-sheer black ruffled top (I had a purple satin corset I wanted to wear, but it was inappropriate for work), a black laced-back dominatrix-style skirt with long jagged lace points at the bottom, a black velvet military-style Edwardian jacket, a lace and jet-beaded choker, purple and black striped tights, black mid-calf granny boots, purple netting fingerless mitts, and a purple and black tiara. And a wand that's all purple and black glitter. People seemed to really like the outfit. :-D (Kidunit took some pics for me but I have to wait for her to get a chance to upload them for me.)

Not many of our students dressed up-- I saw one girl in pink sweats and pink fairy wings, a guy in a bear costume who looked about ready to expire from the heat, and one of our grad students came as King Arthur from Monty Python and the Holy Grail (great costume!) and one of my minions came as a glam witch, so we looked good together. ;D

I was very disappointed last night to get no trick-or-treaters at all. We don't usually get many, but this is the first time we haven't gotten any at all. :-( I am blaming the cold-front that rolled in late in the afternoon and dropped the temps below freezing because I don't want to believe trick-or-treating is dead.

Oh, I did get one really nice treat yesterday! My mom bought us a new clothes dryer. I think she was just tired of us coming over and borrowing hers every time ours decided to quit working. Amazingly, her dryer is forty-three years old! and still running like trooper. My old one was only about 20. Planned obsolescence is clearly at work. The new one has a cool stationary rack that you can put inside to dry shoes and things like that on. Nice. It also has an intermittant tumble setting for when you can't get to your laundry right away.

Spam of the Day: what American accent do you have? )
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Oct. 9th, 2006 08:44 am)
It's Monday? How did that happen already? Weekends are much too short. It seems like it has just started and bam! its already over. Saturday I drove kidunit, who wasn't feeling quite the thing, down to a con in South Denver which ate up the morning, then we had to rush back through Homecoming Football Traffic to meet [ profile] ladyra (who has recently moved to the area) for lunch. We had a great time and will have to do that again sometime soon! Only we need to make sure there's not a football game scheduled to screw up traffic. Then I went home and took a two-margarita-inspired nap. :-) Yes, I am a cheap drunk. I spent the rest of the weekend reading the stack of Sue Henry mysteries I borrowed from [ profile] bluster, in between helping kidunit work on costuming, and doing my laundry and some household stuff. It seems like I didn't do anything. I barely got online at all. So that was my thrilling weekend.

The weather this morning is chilly and rainy, very fall-like. Our yard is full of bright yellow leaves from our trees, and the raccoons are making a lot of noise as they raid our rapidly-withering apples, causing the cats to have conniptions. Despite the evening chill, our back-door neighbors are still having Really Loud Parties TM (as in, we can plainly hear them inside our house, even with all our windows and doors closed.) in their back yard until all hours on a regular basis. I'm sure I am developing a reputation as the neighborhood curmudgeon by screaming "SHUT UP!" at them when they're still out there partying at the top of their lungs at 1am. Am I wrong in thinking that it is courteous to one's neighbors to move one's party indoors, or at least try not to scream, after midnight?

In other news, I am fairly rare:
LogoThere are:
people with my name
in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

Silliness gakked from [ profile] lamardeuse follows the cut )

And from [ profile] sithdragn:

Rather than promote or rant about the gay meme thing making it's way around LJ, here's something that represents equal rights for every gender, sexual preference, race, creed and religion. Every human being, period. That's what it's about. Feel free to snag it, share it, link to it, hyperlink it, whatever you choose.

For more information about the Human Rights Campaign, check the Human Rights Campaign website.

Also, I must say I had a truly lovely long weekend with [ profile] bluster and [ profile] ardent_muses. We hung out, and watched stuff (3rd season of the BBC Wire in the Blood, lots of Stargate: Atlantis, various other goodies) and yakked, and talked to [ profile] sithdragn on the phone, and petted [ profile] bluster's delightful kitties, met her parents, and generally had a fantastic time. The only problem was actually leaving when it was time to go.
kelliem: can of spam (spam)
( Sep. 6th, 2006 08:13 am)
Gakked from [ profile] aukestrel. Boy am I boring. :)

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