Blizzard 2004

Friday, 24 December 2004

Driving home on Wednesday was the worst idea ever. It took me twenty-​two hours to drive from Cleveland to Connersville. I was doing okay until I got just past Dayton. Then I was stopped in my tracks on the Interstate for 10 hours.
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Ocean’s 12

Wednesday, 22 December 2004

I saw Ocean’s 12 last night with Liam and Anne. Perhaps the last time I will see them before they move to NYC. Anyway, Ocean’s 12 is all edge and no teeth. If Ocean’s Eleven [O11] is an intelligent, sophisticated, mysterious and beautiful French woman, then Ocean’s 12 [O12] is a dumb nymphomaniac sorority girl. Which is basically to say that both are enjoyable in their ways, but one has a bit more taste.
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Drunken Santa’s Christmas Party

Tuesday, 21 December 2004

I was at a party this past weekend and at this party I consumed enough alcohol to become intoxicated. I have not been intoxicated for quite some time. There was turtle cheesecake, Dutch spice cake with tasty Dutch spread, Christmas cookies of several varieties, Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies [made by me] and dancing monkeys.
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Wednesday, 15 December 2004

I am pretty consistently pulled in two distinct directions. In one, I feel that my life should be full of celebrity and glory. That I should be famous and contribute to the betterment of mankind. It rejects the comfort and mundanity of working a normal job and living a normal life.
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Elementary Christmas Program

Tuesday, 14 December 2004

When I was at St. Gabriel’s for elementary school we would always put on a Christmas program right before Christmas break. This was a big to-​do; weeks and weeks were spent in preparation for it. Each class had its own set of songs to sing, arranged by our music teacher.
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