little bits of random stuff today as i'm still on my first cup of coffee.
the kids slept in the club house last night (blankets thrown over the dining room table.) it's 11 and the girl is still asleep under there. eh, at least that room is getting used. honestly a "formal" dining room is such a waste. i still want to knock out the wall between my dining room and kitchen and make it one big space. maybe some day. the girl's cat is standing guard of the club house. really, she's been sitting there at the "entrance" while the girl sleeps.
so charlton heston is dead. they said of unknown reasons. uh, really? perhaps OLD AGE? he's like a hundred right? sadly the only things i can think about him are the 10 commandments and planet of the apes. i'm sure he did other stuff right?
my sister, you know, the one i don't really like? asked me to help her decorate her apartment when she gets her tax refund. dear lord. first, that would mean spending a lot of time with her and it would probably be just me and her and i really don't think i could do that. really. second, i don't think i'm a decorator in any way shape or form. our "style" if you could call it one, has been an evolution and our house is full of things we've gathered over the years and things that represent our personality. i think she thinks we can just go out and buy her style in an after noon. i just felt weird about her asking me and i don't want to do it.
we've watched a lot of lost this week. we're in season three about halfway done. i have never watched a show that has twisted my brain so much. this show keeps me guessing at every turn and i'm always surprised. i'm perplexed actually. it's like there is absolutely no logic to any scenario until it has been totally unfolded for you and then you're like, oh yeah, ok.
if you've read for any length of time you know i'm not a cook. it's ok, i realize i have other talents. anyway, last night i made (from a box of course) these betty crocker mashed sweet potatoes. for the record i do not ever make boxed mashed potatoes. that's just wrong. (boxed any other kind of potato ok, but not mashed). mashes sweet potatoes are soooo yummy. just in case you were looking for something quick, new and easy to add to your food lineup.
what else? oh yeah, spike tv is airing all of the star wars movies. oy vey i'm so damn confused. why couldn't george lucas just stick to the three he first made? clones? sith? i don't know who's who. now we have samuel l. jackson and ewan in harrison ford's realm and it's freaking me out. the boy knows each and every one of these characters and has each color of the light sabers and when we play "in my world" games we are all characters from the movies. he wants to light saber battle all of us all the time.