Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Our Exciting New Year's Eve
1. Entertaining a 10 month old baby
2. Drinking sparkling grape juice
3. Reading Trivial Pursuit questions
4. Playing computer games until Grandma made us turn them off
5. Waking up Phil just in time to toast at midnight

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Mackinac In Winter
1. The slow boat and the long ride
2. Quiet stillness broken by the roar of a snowmobile
3. Fascinating sky and cloud formations
4. Crunchy snow
5. Fuzzy horses

Monday, December 29, 2003

Things In Africa
1. Egypt
2. Lions
3. Elephants (the African kind…)
4. Desert
5. Zaire… no… The Congo… no… Zaire… no…. The Democratic Republic of Congo… yeah, that’s it

Sunday, December 28, 2003

1. Mird Wexups (Word Mixups)
2. Teepy Slime Tea (Sleepy Time Tea)
3. Carrots of the Pirabbean (Pirates of the Caribbean)
4. Intermenstral (Instrumental)
5. Sack of snissors (Snack of scissors)
**Okay, so maybe that last one doesn’t even make much sense when not mixed up…

Saturday, December 27, 2003

Comments About "Love Actually"
1. Hilarious Britishness
2. The stand-ins for the porn film
3. Hugh Grant as the Prime Minister
4. The little boy in love with the American girl
5. The appearance of Claudia Schiffer

Friday, December 26, 2003

Ohio Museums
1. Bicycle Museum of America
2. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
3. National Air Force Museum
4. Neil Armstrong Museum
5. The International Women’s Air and Space Museum

Thursday, December 25, 2003

Happy Christmas Presents
1. Laptop accessories from Becky's parents
2. Drill bits for my cordless drill from Geoff
3. Fix-It book from Becky
4. Cutie socks from Michele
5. Artwork holding portfolio from Mom which she forgot to give to me at first...

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Christmas Eve
1. There's no clapping in church
2. Even though Michele sang really pretty and deserved applause
3. Chinese for dinner (not quite the traditional meal...)
4. Underwear and socks in everyone's stockings
5. Michele making a haul

Tuesday, December 23, 2003

What My Day With Nothing To Do Involved
1. Playing Nintendo
2. Reading a whole book
3. Starting another book
4. Watching TV
5. Ending up really bored

Monday, December 22, 2003

1. Wednesday down to C'vile
2. Friday or Saturday back to Toledo
3. Tuesday up to Mackinac
4. Friday back to Toledo with a stop in Alma
5. Sunday to Huntington and back

Sunday, December 21, 2003

Christmas With The Leppings
1. Becky's mom has 8 brothers and sisters
2. And lots of cousins and second cousins and what not
3. Which can make for a very large and loud gathering
4. And lots of stress
5. But the food was really good

Saturday, December 20, 2003

Graduation Day
1. Crazy family members
2. Funny hats
3. Lots of stuff around my neck
4. 2 hour ceremony
5. We are finished!!!!

Friday, December 19, 2003

Friday Frivolity
1. Hanging out at Nate and Amy's
2. Losing the pizza order
3. Playing Cranium Hoopla
4. Finding Tom
5. Having everyone laugh at me being very very sleepy

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Final Final
1. Tomorrow I will take the last final of my undergraduate studies
2. It is an engineering management final
3. And will hopefully be quite easy
4. Especially because I haven't studied too much
5. Either way, it will be good to be done

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

An Amusing Evening
1. Tom and James
2. Nate
3. Ellen's newest stand up special
4. Team Text Twist
5. Avoiding studying

Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Happy Smells
1. Creamy caramel candle wax
2. Cinnamon rolls baking
3. Rain
4. Campfire
5. Sleeping Becky

Monday, December 15, 2003

I'm Quite Excited
1. We got Nate a really good Christmas present
2. We got Amy a really good Christmas present
3. We made Binnie a really good Christmas present
4. We made Mom a really good Christmas present
5. We got Geoff a really good Christmas present

Sunday, December 14, 2003

Ways To Avoid Studying For Finals
1. Finish Christmas presents for your sister
2. Finish the puzzle that has been sitting on your table for 3 weeks
3. Watch 3 hours of Survivor
4. Take a nap
5. Eat cookies

Saturday, December 13, 2003

Theater Productions Are Better When...
1. You have enough guys to play the male parts
2. You can prnounce the names of the other characters
3. You don't break your shoes before the final night
4. The music doesn't drown out the actors' voices
5. Amy is in it! : )

Friday, December 12, 2003

Exciting Things
1. Last day of classes of your undergraduate education
2. Final presentations for senior design class
3. Giving your senior design group members funny t-shirts
4. Being one week away from graduation
5. Surviving four and a half years of engineering

Thursday, December 11, 2003

Images From A Dream
1. Zombies in tuxedos
2. Gay elves
3. Metal detectors
4. Becky's rings
5. The jungle

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

1. 1 day until my final paper is due
2. 2 days until the Senior Design Expo
3. 6 days until final exams start
4. 9 days until final exams end
5. 10 days until graduation!!!!!

Tuesday, December 09, 2003

I Hate Colds
1. My nose is all stuffy
2. My throat is all gunky
3. My head is all cobwebby
4. I can't breath through my nose
5. And life is just not so happy

Monday, December 08, 2003

Speedy Things
1. The Concord
2. Cable modem connections
3. My typing
4. The final semester of your senior year of college
5. Deliveries to Mr. Roger's house

Sunday, December 07, 2003

Ugly Sweaters
1. Those ones with the big funnel necks
2. Any that were made in the 80's
3. Tunic length
4. Ones with big bell sleeves
5. Ones involving florescent colors (see #2)

Saturday, December 06, 2003

Too Many Remotes
1. The TV remote
2. The VCR remote
3. The DVD remote
4. The stereo remote
5. The universal remote we got to get rid of all the other ones

Friday, December 05, 2003

Quotes From an Electric Energy Processing Professor
1. "It's an old cherry"
2. "Get the monkey off my back"
3. "Oh good heavens!"
4. "Bleach is made electrolytically from salt water"
5. "Wow, that was quite a tangent"

Thursday, December 04, 2003

December Is An Exciting Month, Part II
1. Egg nog with nutmeg with Geoff
2. Mittens and scarves
3. Seeing your breath
4. Warming up after a snowball fight
5. Piling blankets on your bed

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

December Is An Exciting Month
1. Snow
2. Putting up lights
3. Making crafty ornaments
4. Amy Grant Christmas music
5. Giving presents

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

Celebrity Poker Showdown
1. They can act
2. They can bluff
3. They can be really really lucky
4. They can be really really unlucky
5. They can play really confusing poker
**Celebrity Poker Showdown can be seen on Bravo, Tuesdays at 9

Monday, December 01, 2003

1. Sleeping is a really good activity
2. Sleeping is a healthy activity
3. Sleeping is best late at night
4. Sleeping can also be good in the afternoon
5. Sleeping is a good thing to do