Thursday, January 07, 2010

1 Down, 51 to Go



So how did your first week of 2010 shape up? How many resolutions did you falter on? (How many did you actually start?) I had a good first week to the New Year so I thought I’d share…

Friday

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We bought in the New Years in our usual fashion: by running around and making fools of ourselves. The best thing about this photo is that you can’t see we’re actually standing there barefooted and in our jammies!

 

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We also spent part of the day with Alex, Beth and I all in the yard taking photos.

Saturday

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With Sunday came coffee with Renae and a touch of craft. I’m sure you’ll forgive me, Renae, for not posting the photo of you… in fact, I know you will, trust me.

 

Sunday

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Sunday is usually my library day, but with everyone still living up the last few days of their holidays, my library trip was replaced with a jaunt to Woolies. Grocery shopping instead of a library trip is hardly a pleasant exchange, but it did make up for itself with the find of this poor legless donut – still for sale in the front counter.

 

Monday

Monday was my lost day – with even my one and only photo from being rather unexciting. Mum, Beth and I went shopping – but I can’t tell you where we went or what we bought. It’s a bit of a blank.

That night, however, my poor laptop breathed it’s last breathe. It kicked me off Skype with a whirring – then, scarily enough, grating – sound and then never breathed again. Poor Berry, you will be missed.

 

Tuesday

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While still in grieving – yes, yes I was grieving! Don’t imply otherwise – over Berry’s passing, I made a little side trip to visit was has up to now been referred to as “The Shiny Computer I Can’t Yet Bring Home”.

Except this time I did.

Her name’s Carter. She’s home, she’s pretty, and she works so fast she’s actually making me dizzy – so she’s living up to her namesake perfectly.

 

Wednesday

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And then Wednesday was movie day! I don’t usually go the movie often, but I’ve been a fair few times lately.

Wendy, Rick, the Emilys and I went to Sherlock Holmes – as you may have surmised from the image to the left.

He was a Holmes unlike I had ever seen before, but I actually liked him all the more for it. And, as I had anticipated, the book has made it’s way from my shelves to my tbr pile.

 

Thursday

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And then today. Today was an at home nerd-day for me. No errands except a quick run to the shops, no doctor’s trips or taxi-ing around. I spent (most of) the day in my jammies – Wonder Woman flannel in case anyone is dying to know – and talked to friends online. Farscape marathon, a bit of  support for the ‘finish your unwritten fic’-a-thon I’m co-hosting, and a bit of reading (Philippa Gregory’s The Other Boleyn Girl).

The best part, however, was the Twitter War I partook in. And, despite the  ultimate draw that was called, I still maintain that I won – a little geeky competition never hurt anyone!

 

All in all, I had a fantastic start to the year. What about you? How did your year start?

1 comments:

Renae said...

What a great summary of your week!! I love the idea and also love that you didn't post any pics of me from Sunday - it was a grab-the-craft-and-run-to-Bec's mission after all :)

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