Sunday, December 29, 2002

Things To Do When I Get A House
1. Get a cat
2. Get a dog
3. Buy collectable christmas village houses
4. Buy more IKEA furniture
5. Devote a room to crafting

Saturday, December 28, 2002

Reasons To Smile Today
1. Yummy breakfast
2. A trip to Trader Joe's
3. Coming home
4. Happy crafting
5. Finishing up presents

Friday, December 27, 2002

My Truck
1. It is dark red
2. It is a Ford Ranger
3. It has an extended cab
4. It has cutie flare sides
5. It is all mine!!!!!

Thursday, December 26, 2002

The Fun Things About Buying A Truck
5. You end up with a truck....

Wednesday, December 25, 2002

Happy Christmas Day
1. Happy presents
2. Happy ham and cheesy potatoes
3. Happy snowy walk through the cemetery
4. Happy turkey and cranberry sauce
5. Happy History of the World playing

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Happy Christmas Eve
1. Reading The Polar Express
2. Sleeping upstairs with all the sisters
3. Staying up really late
4. Last minute present wrapping
5. Total fun and anticipation

Monday, December 23, 2002

TVFCA (The Valley Family's Creative Acronyms)
1. FIJ - First In Jammies
2. FTFTP - First To Find The Pickle
3. CTPI - Christmas Tree Putting Up
4. BHD - Big Hairy Deal
5. PDA - Pretty Darned Obnoxious

Sunday, December 22, 2002

Coming Home For Christmas
1. Driving around looking for Christmas
2. Singing christmas carols as loud as possible
3. Calling Binnie and Becky to share those carols with each of them
4. Fluffing the Christmas tree
5. Reading the Polar Express

Saturday, December 21, 2002

ESPN Classic
1. Reruns of sports shows, games, matches, ect.
2. They have all already happened
3. The outcome is known
4. Yet people watch it
5. I don't get it....

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Holiday M&M's
1. They are only red and green
2. Which seems to me to be the colors of only one specific holiday
3. I don't think it represents the entire holdiay season
4. So I think they should make specific Hannukah packages, a Kwanza package, ect.
5. So everyone can enjoy thier M&M's during the holidays and not be forced to accept the Christian way as the right way!

Wednesday, December 18, 2002

Really Hard Freecell Games
1. 16143
2. 17575
3. 16220
4. 5088
5. 27748

Tuesday, December 17, 2002

1. So finals week isn't much fun
2. We have been discovering that this week
3. But there are lots of good pictures around our computer desk
4. No, that didn't relate but this sort of random rambling is what finals week has reduced me too
5. Sigh.. I hope to find my brain on Friday... wish me luck

Monday, December 16, 2002

Why My Mother Thinks I Am A "Loser"
1. She can't complain about the grades I am getting in college
2. She can't complain about throwing away hard earned money for my college
3. She can't complain about all the boys I am dating
4. She can't complain that the boys I date are too short
5. She can't complain that I am a loser : )

Saturday, December 14, 2002

Way to Avoid Studying
1. Stay in bed until 11am
2. Watch the most recent ER episode on tape
3. Spend 45 minutes deciding what to wear
4. Brush up on your Mario Kart skills
5. Write a list about ways to avoid studying : )

Friday, December 13, 2002

Pajama Pants With Personality
1. Pajama pants with snowmen
2. Pajama pants with stars
3. Pajama pants with coffee cups
4. Pajama pants with clouds
5. Pajama pants with polar bears

Wednesday, December 11, 2002

The Grocery List
1. Chicken
2. Chocolate
3. Christmas cookies
4. Cheese slices
5. Crackers

Tuesday, December 10, 2002

The Usefullness of Dave
1. He is there to provide a tire gague when you need one
2. He is there to help fill you tires when you need it done
3. He is there to take Lauren to the car place when she needs it
4. He is there to convince crazy guys that we don't have any money to give them
5. He is there to chat with at 7:30 in the morning when you can't sleep and he is getting home from work

Monday, December 09, 2002

Abby Is A Tuckered Girl
1. And so this is going to be a very short list
2. See, this is the end. Very short.

Sunday, December 08, 2002

Let's Talk About the Color Blue
1. My couch is blue
2. My curtains are blue
3. My water drinking cup is blue
4. My backpack is blue
5. I like the color blue

Saturday, December 07, 2002

Things That Make Me Laugh
1. My feet in Becky's shoes
2. Dr. Rafe imitating line printer noises
3. Dancing in cleats (i.e. falling off cleats)
4. A TMBG cd in a 25-disc cd changer set on random
5. Dr. Gurgur saying that we should assume the politicians are intelligent people

Friday, December 06, 2002

Guess Who We Saw At The Toledo Museum of Art Tonight?
1. Mrs. Adkinson
2. Mrs. Deluca
3. Frau Brewster
4. Mrs. Hardyal
5. Mrs. Volpe
(okay, so we didn't really see them, but there were some remarkably strong resemblances...)

Thursday, December 05, 2002

Snow Day
1. So my mother calls me up this morning
2. And says "Na, na, we have a snow day! Do you?"
3. What kind of conversation starter is "na, na"?
4. She probably learned it from the deranged pheasants who were being suavely engineericle
5. Yeah, that's what I said

Wednesday, December 04, 2002

Does Cool Whip Count As Food?
1. We are having a potluck at our meeting tomorrow
2. And I have a lot of cool whip in my freezer
3. And I was thinking I could just bring cool whip as my dish
4. But I am not sure that it counts
5. So now I need a new food idea that is more than random chemicals mixed together and masquerading as a dairy product

Monday, December 02, 2002

A/C Power Cord Adapters
1. Do you know how many different A/C power cord adapters there are in the world?
2. If not, you should come to our house
3. We have quite a many
4. At least one of all of them, I believe
5. Except the one I needed tonight... sheesh!

Sunday, December 01, 2002

Christmas Tree Putting Up Adventure #1
1. Realizing we need to remove half of the bottom branches so it fits in the space alloted
2. Realizing we have no tree skirt
3. Realizing we have no tree topper
4. Realizing the strand of lights around the top of the tree doesn't work
5. Realizing we need a lot more ornaments