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Dec. 24th, 2010

-- I can now say with confidence that I have seen all episodes of the original series of Star Trek. I'm going to watch the movies over again, too. And I've put the animated series on my Netflix queue. If I'm going to be completionist about this, I might as well go all the way, right?

-- Last night I was wrapping presents in front of Star Trek. Usually I do that to holiday movies. Most years it's Desk Set and Love Actually while wrapping, A Child's Christmas In Wales with breakfast Christmas morning, and then some combination of White Christmas, Fitzwilly, Donovan's Reef, and We're No Angels in the afternoon and through the rest of the season.

-- Tomorrow: clean entire apartment in preparation for two days of guests (friends Saturday, parents Sunday), check in on B&K's cat, and do whatever baking I'm doing this year. Speaking of which: Last year at Arisia, I somehow got trapped into an interminable conversation with an older woman who told me all about her multitudinous health problems, and then all about her rumballs. The rumball part at least had some interest for me. She told me she does different batches with variations on the ingredients. And this inspired me for this year. My mom used to do some with bourbon instead of rum sometimes. I'm thinking amaretto, creme de menthe... I'll have to see how inspired I get, and how they turn out. But, if they're good, I may be giving/sending sampler packs to anyone who's interested. Watch this space.

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palingyuan
Dec. 24th, 2010 06:57 am (UTC)
Oooo Boozy Balls. I bet Frangelico and Grand Marnier would work well too.

Thanks for checking in on the troublemaker.
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collacentaur
Dec. 24th, 2010 04:19 pm (UTC)
Noon.
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collacentaur
Dec. 24th, 2010 05:03 pm (UTC)
Oh, so many things...

If you want any snack-like substance, bring that; I didn't think of it yesterday and am trying to avoid the store today.
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