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by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Moving...?
Replies: 97
Views: 11314

Re: Moving...?

I've moved into our new place, a few months ago actually, but we're still slowly getting it into shape.
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Mouthgasm: Food that's really, really good.
Replies: 154
Views: 35202

Re: Mouthgasm: Food that's really, really good.

For those wondering what I'm talking about, this is one of the places we took Alea (really we took Adam, as Renee and Alea basically opted out of eating cream puffs). http://exilekiss.blogspot.com/2010/03/silky-light-and-airy-cream-puff-choux.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I rem...
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Periodic Movie Review
Replies: 783
Views: 144869

Re: Periodic Movie Review

Avengers is all sorts of awesome.
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Wedding Planning!
Replies: 805
Views: 91938

Re: Wedding Planning!

as stated in the other thread, we got our marriage license today, it's officially down to one month away! Ahhh! In sadder news, one of my groomsman, a best friend from growing up in Missouri, isn't going to be able to make it. His factory closed last month, so he was laid off from that job, but was ...
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Mouthgasm: Food that's really, really good.
Replies: 154
Views: 35202

Re: Mouthgasm: Food that's really, really good.

I just discovered the ecstasy that is cream puffs. Holy. Crap. Where have these been all my life?
torrance. Did you even try one?
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: The Smells in My Kitchen
Replies: 1671
Views: 175609

Re: The Smells in My Kitchen

I grilled last week! Love that I can use my grill again. :)
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: My Life in a Literary Agency
Replies: 427
Views: 93389

Re: My Life in a Literary Agency

This is so awesome. :D
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: TV in General - Rants, Reviews, Etc.
Replies: 491
Views: 73244

Re: TV in General - Rants, Reviews, Etc.

Now, I started Big Bang Theory. Hooked. Which season did you start with? The first. Now on Season 2. Love. It. One of our favorite shows and it gets better each season. Just watched the season 5 finale. It was really awesome. "Boldly go..." Best two shows on TV are Game of Thrones and Modern Family...
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)
Replies: 1265
Views: 190411

Re: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)

between wedding planning and show from hell, I have had no time to finish reading a book since Christmas, I think.

:(:(:(

That said, for eink reader, kindle or nook? touch or not touch? keyboard or not keyboard?
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Those Personal Triumphs No One Else Will Ever Understand
Replies: 1689
Views: 260337

Re: Those Personal Triumphs No One Else Will Ever Understand

We have 5 bookshelves in the spare room. One in the bedroom. One in the living room and one in the breakfast nook. very triumphant, imo. :D

(caveat, some of them are really dvd shelves)
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Things that I'm afraid of
Replies: 188
Views: 46261

Re: Things that I'm afraid of

Thank you for your advice, Tiny Genius. I totally need to be better at just telling him I love him. I do it a lot, but there is no "too much" on this topic. What my real fear comes down to is this: Tyler is an INCREDIBLY bright child. He wants to be a scientist when he grows up. He doesn't really c...
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Things that I love
Replies: 2856
Views: 302055

Re: Things that I love

We got our marriage license today.


(I wonder if I'll ever be able to put the vowels in the proper order in the word marriage on a first try? Every time I type it I get it backwards. Stupid silent I.)
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: About a Tree
Replies: 59
Views: 8260

Re: About a Tree

I would like to brag that we have an amazing lemon tree just outside our front door. Now I won't have to buy them anymore!
by locke
Fri May 11, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Cause Workin' Out is 'fun' to do...
Replies: 759
Views: 133100

Re: Cause Workin' Out is 'fun' to do...

I'm down roughly ten lbs from January. I haven't been very good on food feb-now exercise has been sporadic. I'm in the last week of a six week 100 etc challenge, so I've got two of those workouts to finish, then it's into a heavy lifting rotation, I think. Congrats on all your success, Kelly. Very I...
by locke
Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Those Personal Triumphs No One Else Will Ever Understand
Replies: 1689
Views: 260337

Re: Those Personal Triumphs No One Else Will Ever Understand

Whoa. It's been far too long since I've posted anything here. I miss you, Pweb, I have just been temporarily swallowed by wedding stuff and holiday stuff and family stuff and job interview stuff and getting healthy stuff and probably starting to build a house stuff. In other words, my life is like,...
by locke
Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Reading and Re-reading: Impressions along the way
Replies: 32
Views: 5513

Re: Reading and Re-reading: Impressions along the way

One of my problems with Ender's Game/Ender's Shadow today is the whole idea of emotional savants. Child Genius is well known but it tends to occur in areas that are removed from emotion, mathematics, playing musical instruments, chess, for example, which are also the most common ways child genius ma...
by locke
Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Reading and Re-reading: Impressions along the way
Replies: 32
Views: 5513

Re: Reading and Re-reading: Impressions along the way

The rule is after a reread you have to make a poster or write a trailer.

at least that's how I think it used to go, 10 years ago.
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Your Favourite TV That No One's Ever Seen
Replies: 199
Views: 34444

Re: Your Favourite TV That No One's Ever Seen

I've not watched more than episode of community, but yes, any episode of modern family was better than the ep of community I've seen.
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Periodic Movie Review
Replies: 783
Views: 144869

Re: Periodic Movie Review

Triple Movie Day! TinTin 9 of 10 (may go down slightly) The film is tremendous fun, it is incredibly visually inventive with just ingeniously designed set pieces. However it feels almost too designed, the mocap process gives Spielberg incredible tools but it also seems to take away some of the spont...
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:37 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)
Replies: 1265
Views: 190411

Re: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)

Just reread Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell . It was good, again, especially towards the end. However, I feel really let down by the ending every time I read it. I mean, there's this build-up of desperation in Strange about saving his wife -- he goes to such great lengths to do it -- and then when...
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Brontosaurus Lays an Egg
Replies: 1169
Views: 119364

Re: Brontosaurus Lays an Egg

We spent a lot of time with my nieces and other small kiddo second cousins over the recent holidays, also spent a lot of time talking to my three-four year younger cousins, who got married about when we started dating, and in any event, while we had a lot of fun with the kids, wow, my cousin's wife ...
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Wedding Planning!
Replies: 805
Views: 91938

Re: Wedding Planning!

Cake tasting day tomorrow!

Also, our Engagement photos are amazing, I got Renee a Canvas Pop to do a 16x20 of one of the ones of us walking on the beach at sunset.
by locke
Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Dear Diary/Journal/Bob 3.0
Replies: 4607
Views: 682178

Re: Dear Diary/Journal/Bob 3.0

Bob, around about early/mid November I more-or-less moved to a new show (same company) that offers a lot of opportunity for me, so commensurately, I've been busting my ass at work (12+ hr days rather than 9 hrs), combined with weekend wedding planning, thanksgiving, christmas travel, holiday shoppin...
by locke
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Your Favourite TV That No One's Ever Seen
Replies: 199
Views: 34444

Re: Your Favourite TV That No One's Ever Seen

For me, the recent Express Christmas episode of Modern Family has elevated the show past Pushing Daisies into the top two shows of all time... It is possible, with two and a half seasons, the show is now the best ever, succeeding Firefly in my book. Never has a TV show made me laugh as hard or feel ...
by locke
Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: Stilson
Replies: 33
Views: 10184

Re: Stilson

Holy s***, Stilson is in this script? Amazing, wonderful news that bodes well for the film, imo. :)
by locke
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: Petra
Replies: 18
Views: 3977

Re: Petra

Steinfeld is a phenomenal actor, but for the past 8 months I've envisioning Maisie Williams as Arya
by locke
Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: Graff
Replies: 24
Views: 4046

Re: GRAFF

I hope they can get Mortensen as Graff he's such a phenomenal actor (steals every scene often without saying much at all in Dangerous Method), Chris Cooper would be another stellar option. Not crazy about the idea of Ford as Graff.
by locke
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Complete Randomness
Replies: 2880
Views: 325890

Re: Complete Randomness

there's a pushing daisies episode like that.
by locke
Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: TV in General - Rants, Reviews, Etc.
Replies: 491
Views: 73244

Re: TV in General - Rants, Reviews, Etc.

On another note, we just watched a British series called Survivors on Netflix streaming. It's only 2 seasons of six episodes each. It reminded me of The Walking Dead but without the zombies, which sounds boring but isn't! A virus wipes out 99% if the population and it's about the survivors. It's re...
by locke
Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)
Replies: 1265
Views: 190411

Re: Currently Reading / Just Read (Books/stories/whatever)

I finished Wheat Belly. Davis is an irritating writer in print and for the most part seems far too committed to elisions, selection/confirmation bias in order to pin the blame on wheat. Starches and sugars have a lot to blame them on, but I don't think hybrid wheat introduced in the sixties is reall...
by locke
Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Complete Randomness
Replies: 2880
Views: 325890

Re: Complete Randomness

by locke
Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: NaNoWriMo
Replies: 221
Views: 48127

Re: NaNoWriMo

So I made the mistake of reading over what I wrote yesterday, and now I'm gripped with the manic urge to FIX it, instead of moving forward. This is the trap I always inevitably fall into whenever I'm writing anything. I go back and polish what I've already written until it's PERFECT and I never eve...
by locke
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: The Smells in My Kitchen
Replies: 1671
Views: 175609

Re: The Smells in My Kitchen

I used a silicone mini brownie pan because I liked the shape. I was filling them with caramel and peanut butter (not mixed). The biggest problem I had was the second they came out of the fridge they would melt instantly to the touch. You could hardly shove one in your mouth without a huge mess. I t...
by locke
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Look what I got!
Replies: 64
Views: 8131

Re: Look what I got!

uhh it's the criterion sale at B&N again, 50% off and then I have other coupons that reduces that to 60-65% off.

I may or may not have just bought eight blurays, ranging from a silent swedish movie from 1920, The Phantom Carriage, to Dazed and Confused. :?

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