Debbie (debmats) wrote,

Finally unpacked my backpack today. Found the rest of the relay thank you notes in the bottom. Ooops. Went out and mailed them asap. It was bad enough that I waited until the Frank Sinatra stamps came out (middle of May and then had to wait as the post office had sold out immediately). Finally got the stamps right before I left for Balticon - it just seemed so appropriate to use Frankie stamps in memory of Mom.

There is a guy in this complex who has a very carrying voice - he either has the windows open or is on a patio when he makes phone calls. Annoying. Really do not want to hear about his sex life. TMI and all.

A week ago Wednesday, trektone and I tried out Dragon Rouge - a fairly new Vietnamese restaurant here in Alameda. The spring rolls were good and the garlic spaghetti noodles (in a Vietnamese restaurant?) was yummy. Then we went to the monthly science fiction/fantasy book club meeting at Lee's store. I still do not like a A Stranger In A Strange Land. Next month will be Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Saturday, K and the kidlets stopped by and we did a bit of shopping at the new Borders followed by dinner at Kamakura's.
Sunday, K & I hit the Farmers' Market - yay for all the fruits coming into season - cherries, apricots, plums, pluots, strawberries, blueberries and cherries!!!

Took in Kyle's baseball game. Kyle got to pitch the second inning and was a bit wild. Two errors didn't help. He did get two strikeouts, but he walked in 5 runs. That's a lot of pitches for an 8 year old.

Got my official Joaquin Miller School t-shirt - there was a drawing contest open to all the kids and the t-shirt had about a dozen of the winning drawings on it. One of them was Alani's!!!

Yummy comfort dinner of macaroni and cheese at herefox's last night. 3 more episodes of Buffy - season VII - only 4 more to go? Discussion about Foxy's move. Ugh, I do not envy him.

Tonight, G and kidlets and I had dinner at Applebee's.
Tags: family, friends, relay for life

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