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Another day down

As I write this, Pramas is ensconced in a British Airways jet and halfway to England, where I hope friend and stranger alike will take good care of him. He’s gone until Monday night. I leave for GenCon on the red-eye flight Tuesday and he’ll follow a day later.

What does Nikchick do when she’s all alone on a weeknight?

Shops for hay, treats, litter and toys for bunnies
Has Mexican food for dinner
Takes advantage of an unexpected sale to replace the 10-year-old, thread worn blanket on her bed
Picks up a book from the library
Plays Guitar Hero II on Medium
Watches reruns of Animal Precinct

I’ll bet you can just taste the excitement, huh?

25 comments to Another day down

  • Heh. I was thinking of something similar. My wife’s at a conference this week so today, I rolled with my 4 year old in his fancy German trike. I bought it for him so it was some kind of vicarious ostentatious display.

    Then I made burgers and ordered some books for a convention.

    But y’know? Every time I try to do something exciting I get a hangover or sprain something. When I went to Gen Con in 2003 I got a hangover, got infections in both feet and argued with my ex at the time (who I saw again, who became my ex again). Oh yeah — I also owed WW money from an overpayment so I spent about half my time trying to track down somebody who would sign for it.

    I like being a boring homebody a lot more, I think.

  • Heh. I was thinking of something similar. My wife’s at a conference this week so today, I rolled with my 4 year old in his fancy German trike. I bought it for him so it was some kind of vicarious ostentatious display.

    Then I made burgers and ordered some books for a convention.

    But y’know? Every time I try to do something exciting I get a hangover or sprain something. When I went to Gen Con in 2003 I got a hangover, got infections in both feet and argued with my ex at the time (who I saw again, who became my ex again). Oh yeah — I also owed WW money from an overpayment so I spent about half my time trying to track down somebody who would sign for it.

    I like being a boring homebody a lot more, I think.

  • Heh. I was thinking of something similar. My wife’s at a conference this week so today, I rolled with my 4 year old in his fancy German trike. I bought it for him so it was some kind of vicarious ostentatious display.

    Then I made burgers and ordered some books for a convention.

    But y’know? Every time I try to do something exciting I get a hangover or sprain something. When I went to Gen Con in 2003 I got a hangover, got infections in both feet and argued with my ex at the time (who I saw again, who became my ex again). Oh yeah — I also owed WW money from an overpayment so I spent about half my time trying to track down somebody who would sign for it.

    I like being a boring homebody a lot more, I think.

  • Heh. I was thinking of something similar. My wife’s at a conference this week so today, I rolled with my 4 year old in his fancy German trike. I bought it for him so it was some kind of vicarious ostentatious display.

    Then I made burgers and ordered some books for a convention.

    But y’know? Every time I try to do something exciting I get a hangover or sprain something. When I went to Gen Con in 2003 I got a hangover, got infections in both feet and argued with my ex at the time (who I saw again, who became my ex again). Oh yeah — I also owed WW money from an overpayment so I spent about half my time trying to track down somebody who would sign for it.

    I like being a boring homebody a lot more, I think.

  • Heh. I was thinking of something similar. My wife’s at a conference this week so today, I rolled with my 4 year old in his fancy German trike. I bought it for him so it was some kind of vicarious ostentatious display.

    Then I made burgers and ordered some books for a convention.

    But y’know? Every time I try to do something exciting I get a hangover or sprain something. When I went to Gen Con in 2003 I got a hangover, got infections in both feet and argued with my ex at the time (who I saw again, who became my ex again). Oh yeah — I also owed WW money from an overpayment so I spent about half my time trying to track down somebody who would sign for it.

    I like being a boring homebody a lot more, I think.

  • I picked up Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s over the weekend and beat it on Medium last night. It has a lot of fun songs on it, though I’m a bit put off by the full price they slapped on what is essentially just a content pack (and only 30 songs instead of the 50 included in the other games). Regardless, I enjoyed playing it and look forward to trying to “gold star” some of the songs. [Track List]

    I still need to replay GH2, though, since I lost all my saved games when I gave Stone the PS2 memory card along with the console to take to his Mom’s. I want to play Misirlou, but it’s not unlocked!

    • I’m desperate to master Psychobilly Freakout. My left wrist is sore this morning from too much playing last night, though.

  • I picked up Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s over the weekend and beat it on Medium last night. It has a lot of fun songs on it, though I’m a bit put off by the full price they slapped on what is essentially just a content pack (and only 30 songs instead of the 50 included in the other games). Regardless, I enjoyed playing it and look forward to trying to “gold star” some of the songs. [Track List]

    I still need to replay GH2, though, since I lost all my saved games when I gave Stone the PS2 memory card along with the console to take to his Mom’s. I want to play Misirlou, but it’s not unlocked!

    • I’m desperate to master Psychobilly Freakout. My left wrist is sore this morning from too much playing last night, though.

    • I’m desperate to master Psychobilly Freakout. My left wrist is sore this morning from too much playing last night, though.

  • I picked up Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s over the weekend and beat it on Medium last night. It has a lot of fun songs on it, though I’m a bit put off by the full price they slapped on what is essentially just a content pack (and only 30 songs instead of the 50 included in the other games). Regardless, I enjoyed playing it and look forward to trying to “gold star” some of the songs. [Track List]

    I still need to replay GH2, though, since I lost all my saved games when I gave Stone the PS2 memory card along with the console to take to his Mom’s. I want to play Misirlou, but it’s not unlocked!

  • I picked up Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s over the weekend and beat it on Medium last night. It has a lot of fun songs on it, though I’m a bit put off by the full price they slapped on what is essentially just a content pack (and only 30 songs instead of the 50 included in the other games). Regardless, I enjoyed playing it and look forward to trying to “gold star” some of the songs. [Track List]

    I still need to replay GH2, though, since I lost all my saved games when I gave Stone the PS2 memory card along with the console to take to his Mom’s. I want to play Misirlou, but it’s not unlocked!

  • I picked up Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s over the weekend and beat it on Medium last night. It has a lot of fun songs on it, though I’m a bit put off by the full price they slapped on what is essentially just a content pack (and only 30 songs instead of the 50 included in the other games). Regardless, I enjoyed playing it and look forward to trying to “gold star” some of the songs. [Track List]

    I still need to replay GH2, though, since I lost all my saved games when I gave Stone the PS2 memory card along with the console to take to his Mom’s. I want to play Misirlou, but it’s not unlocked!

  • I’m desperate to master Psychobilly Freakout. My left wrist is sore this morning from too much playing last night, though.

  • Clearly I need to get this Guitar Hero game you all speak of …

    Anyway, my original point was that there’s nothing wrong with Animal Planet reruns, as seeing the rehabilitation triumph of neglected and abused doggies and kitties from 2002 is not a whole lot different as ones from 2007. It’s when you start saying to yourself, “Oh, I remember this one” as the episode begins that you should really consider other viewing choices. Like the Food Channel. Or a baseball game :-)

  • Clearly I need to get this Guitar Hero game you all speak of …

    Anyway, my original point was that there’s nothing wrong with Animal Planet reruns, as seeing the rehabilitation triumph of neglected and abused doggies and kitties from 2002 is not a whole lot different as ones from 2007. It’s when you start saying to yourself, “Oh, I remember this one” as the episode begins that you should really consider other viewing choices. Like the Food Channel. Or a baseball game :-)

  • Clearly I need to get this Guitar Hero game you all speak of …

    Anyway, my original point was that there’s nothing wrong with Animal Planet reruns, as seeing the rehabilitation triumph of neglected and abused doggies and kitties from 2002 is not a whole lot different as ones from 2007. It’s when you start saying to yourself, “Oh, I remember this one” as the episode begins that you should really consider other viewing choices. Like the Food Channel. Or a baseball game :-)

  • Clearly I need to get this Guitar Hero game you all speak of …

    Anyway, my original point was that there’s nothing wrong with Animal Planet reruns, as seeing the rehabilitation triumph of neglected and abused doggies and kitties from 2002 is not a whole lot different as ones from 2007. It’s when you start saying to yourself, “Oh, I remember this one” as the episode begins that you should really consider other viewing choices. Like the Food Channel. Or a baseball game :-)

  • Clearly I need to get this Guitar Hero game you all speak of …

    Anyway, my original point was that there’s nothing wrong with Animal Planet reruns, as seeing the rehabilitation triumph of neglected and abused doggies and kitties from 2002 is not a whole lot different as ones from 2007. It’s when you start saying to yourself, “Oh, I remember this one” as the episode begins that you should really consider other viewing choices. Like the Food Channel. Or a baseball game :-)

  • We took care of Pramas as best we could. We took him to a fort (Fort Nelson in Portsmouth), fed him a decent meal, talked his ears off*, sent him to bed, fed him some yummy sausage rolls for breakfast, and dropped him off to catch the train to Cambridge.

    *Boy howdy…can my daughter talk up a storm! Poor Chris!

    I think he had a good time. We certainly did. We want you all to visit next time! Please please please!!!

  • We took care of Pramas as best we could. We took him to a fort (Fort Nelson in Portsmouth), fed him a decent meal, talked his ears off*, sent him to bed, fed him some yummy sausage rolls for breakfast, and dropped him off to catch the train to Cambridge.

    *Boy howdy…can my daughter talk up a storm! Poor Chris!

    I think he had a good time. We certainly did. We want you all to visit next time! Please please please!!!

  • We took care of Pramas as best we could. We took him to a fort (Fort Nelson in Portsmouth), fed him a decent meal, talked his ears off*, sent him to bed, fed him some yummy sausage rolls for breakfast, and dropped him off to catch the train to Cambridge.

    *Boy howdy…can my daughter talk up a storm! Poor Chris!

    I think he had a good time. We certainly did. We want you all to visit next time! Please please please!!!

  • We took care of Pramas as best we could. We took him to a fort (Fort Nelson in Portsmouth), fed him a decent meal, talked his ears off*, sent him to bed, fed him some yummy sausage rolls for breakfast, and dropped him off to catch the train to Cambridge.

    *Boy howdy…can my daughter talk up a storm! Poor Chris!

    I think he had a good time. We certainly did. We want you all to visit next time! Please please please!!!

  • We took care of Pramas as best we could. We took him to a fort (Fort Nelson in Portsmouth), fed him a decent meal, talked his ears off*, sent him to bed, fed him some yummy sausage rolls for breakfast, and dropped him off to catch the train to Cambridge.

    *Boy howdy…can my daughter talk up a storm! Poor Chris!

    I think he had a good time. We certainly did. We want you all to visit next time! Please please please!!!