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have I mentioned how much I love Ricky Gervais lately?

Friday, June 4th, 2010

trash talk, and the weekend

Monday, January 18th, 2010

I’m working on writing up a Yelp review for the guy who set our bathroom on fire. I’ve been sitting on it for a while because I didn’t want to be completely pissy and thus detract from my actual message of “holy shit, STAY AWAY.” However, we hired him because of Yelp, so I feel the need to make sure that people hear what happened. That said, I can’t decide: 1 or 2 stars?

We were chore MACHINES this weekend, and got a ton of stuff taken care of. We’re still barely moved in, but we are making strides to remedy that by buying a new entertainment unit — now we will have a place to unpack our billions of DVDs and video games into. We went the (ick) Ikea route for cheapness’s sake, which underscores two things to me:
– there are WAY TOO MANY pregnant women in Ikea
– I hate that place; it’s too crowded and they never have every part I need
I mean, we need 6 drawers and they only had three. Total fail, people. B and I had some bonding time while starting to build the main body of the unit, though, during which he kept bossing me around and then trying to squash his desire to be a bossy butt. :)

Ricky Gervais was amazing during the Golden Globes. He’s still got G-d status ’round these parts, pilgrims!

Katie can now identify her nose, ears, and bellybutton. She gives kisses when asked and is generally one of my favorite things on the planet. I try not to have my entire personality replaced by the insane amount of devotion I feel for her as her mom, but omg I love my kid and I love my husband for being such an amazing dad to her.

Also, HELLO CALIFORNIA, you’re used to rain! Suck it up! This reminds me of Wisconsinites freaking out every time it snowed, as if it were some new phenomenon.

Ricky ho!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Monday night, Bravo: Ricky Gervais on Inside The Actor’s Studio!


Monday, January 5th, 2009

Currently watching “Ghost Town” on DVD. Good day is immediately 900x better.

*strangles uterus*

Monday, September 29th, 2008

So yesterday, I was … “enjoying” some really strong contractions, which I wrote a small post about at 4pm because I like to chronicle these things for future generations (that generation being surely embarrassed that her mom even knew what the internets were, or something). They had been going on for an hour at that point (I was watching “Top Design” because I didn’t really need to pay attention to it, woot), but stopped in time for us to go see “Ghost Town”, which I insisted MUST be seen before Punkin enters the world.

Aside about that movie: It was awesome. Ricky Gervais is incredible, like I knew he would be. *swoon* It was really awesome to see him do some serious character work, because while we see glimpses of “serious” at the end of The Office and throughout Extras, there’s never really a scene like a specific one in the movie (involving him looking at himself in a mirror).

Anyway. Contractions started up again a little during the movie but never got back to the point where I had to concentrate on relaxing like I had earlier that day. And, of course, I have had nary a sign of them since, because my body is a tricky beast.

Brandon has declared that non-labor contractions are evil (even though they’re productive, blah blah blah) because they are clearly distracting and make you wonder if you can make any serious plans. I was being bitchy about us buying steaks at the grocery last night because I was worried that I’d end up going into labor and they’d be wasted. *sigh* And, I slept for crap last night (I think I logged 5-6 hours total) and had a dream that the baby was pushing her face up towards my skin so that you could see it a la this photo from Gabriel Knight (but not fangy).

So, I’m at work today. I have an appointment for a car seat inspection later this morning but I don’t anticipate otherwise coming within 100ft of a hospital any time soon :)


Yay Stardust!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Brandon’s birthday was yesterday, and I treated him to a showing of Stardust. Oh, Ricky Gervais, how could you be more perfect?!

This week at work has been jam-packed. My team had to finish self-assessments by EOB Monday, so most of us spent that day lamenting that we don’t understand/like the new (to them… I’ve never done an assessment here before) layout or we though the language checker was funny. (It told me that “short”/”shorter” and “slow” were all questionable words to use in my review, because they could be insulting to people who are vertically or mentally challenged. Uh.) I am also trying to finish a project ASAP so I can deliver it before I head to Chicago next week, so I keep getting into the lovely “code haze” that develops when you think about the same problems for an extended period of time.

Yesterday, the fire alarm went off, and Thursday, we’re having a dinner BBQ. MMmmmmmfire.

today: a list

Monday, July 30th, 2007

+ Brought cupcakes to work.
+ Figured out bug in script.
+ Had dinner with Casey and B last night that included Cheesecake Factory dessert… sooo good.
+ Installed the elliptical trainer in the house so now I can actually get a small amount of exercise.
+ Went to the farmer’s market and held a Flemish Giant. (That’s a rabbit.)
+ Found a long-lost threadless shirt in storage.
+ Saw the Simpson’s movie!
+ Saw Amadeus for the first time… v v good flick.
+ Generally find life to be pretty keen.

– Was going to dirtbike ride yesterday but decided not to because of the Gilroy Garlic Festival.
– Was going to ride our street bikes up to Woodside but didn’t because of migraine that started Saturday morning that caused lots of drugs to be taken.
– Need to go to PT again today, boo. I hope it starts helping soon.
– Had the world’s nastiest vegetable yesterday and yet, I have no idea what it was. It was about as big as a yellow squash but green and wrinkly with a thick skin; was VERY bitter. Blech. [Edit: userinfoenzie has enlightened me about bitter melon. Suffice it to say that we did not cook it correctly, AND it didn’t go with pesto.]
– Annoyed by dumb people. (This isn’t something new, and today I am not very bitter about it, but sometimes I get overwhelmed.)
– Miss TV shows starring Ricky Gervais, who is a god.

hugh laurie is catching up to ricky

Monday, November 13th, 2006

Hugh Laurie came to Sacha Baron Cohen’s rescue when he got beaten on by some pissed off American.

Ways this could have been a better story:
1. Sacha Cohen was being Ali G instead of Borat, and he was quizzing religious leaders instead of fighting some guy. (See here. Or here.)
2. Sacha Cohen was Ricky Gervais, who is a god.
3. Hugh Laurie stayed in character so it really was House saving Borat (which would have been ironic).
4. Stephen Fry somehow showed up.

the only thing that can save Alias now…

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

…is Ricky Gervais.

more on ricky

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Ricky will be on the Daily Show Monday night.

Laurie: you don’t know who he is, so don’t bother asking ;)


Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Even animated, I could tell it was mon amour.

Ricky Gervais was on the Simpsons!


Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

If I died, I would be happy to be stuck with Ricky Gervais (who is a g-d) and John Allison, who now has a blog.

a letter that will never be read

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

Dear Ricky Gervais,

I love you. You are my new Harrison Ford.