Debbie (debmats) wrote,

OOhhh.. Shiny Things - Harvest Faires are Dangerous

Thanks for the offers of shelter/showers etc!!!

As I had no water as of Friday night, I stayed at Karen's. We ended up getting take out - chinese food this time and watching TV. I saw bits of Joan of Arcadia (hadn't ever seen), JAG (one of Karen & Gayle's favorite shows, so I've seen it often) and CSI: NY (very fascinating, but eeewwww ick!!!!) We also got some planning done for Thanksgiving.

Saturday morning, I stopped at home around 9:30am and heard the water running. I thought I had turned off all the taps. Missed one. Got WATER!!! No message from landlord. Stupid and inconsiderate. Nothing new.

Met herefox at the Harvest Faire. Had used some of my Radio Alice frequent listener points to get free tickets! Did some Christmas shopping, but I bought a few things for me - owl hair barrette from Oberon and several pictures from Vivid Images Photography - very surreal prints - sort of half Neil Gaiman/half Buffy. Foxy had seem them at the Mountain View Street Faire and had loved their stuff. He picked up 2 prints for himself. Got to chat with Nancy Chien-Eriksen - she didn't have the print I wanted with her, but says if I email her, I can order it.

Went back to Foxy's and played Karaoke Revolution 3 until about 9pm. Got very grumpy when I was doing badly on harmony part - unless I know the part well, I need to hear the vocalist. Poor Fox. Perhaps part of the reason I was grumpy was a sugar low. Ate dinner and felt much better. Wanted chocolate too, so it could be that time of the month. pezazul, beware!!!

Today, trektone and I going to Rosenblum's quarterly open house. He was talking serious wine the other day - wanting to buy a case of futures - the cabernet sauvignon and something else... I think I'll stick with the cheap, but tasty, Kangaroo cabernet.

Stolen from rolanni who stole it from unwritten_words

In 1960 (the year you were born)

Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

Sit-ins begin after 4 black college students in North Carolina refuse to move from a deli counter when denied service

A U-2 reconnaissance plane belonging to the US is shot down in the Soviet Union

Hurricane "Donna" strikes the East Coast causing over 100 deaths in the US and the Antilles

John F. Kennedy defeats Vice President Richard Nixon in the presidential race

Cassius Clay (who later took the name Muhammad Ali) wins his first professional fight

Michael Stipe, Tony Robbins, Bono, John F. Kennedy, Jr., and Jeffrey Dahmer are born

Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series

Philadelphia Eagles win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho is the top grossing film

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is published

The Beatles make their debut in Hamburg, Germany

The Flintstones debut

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

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