Announcement

September 15, 2009 at 5:58 pm (People, Places, Things, Uncategorized)

Having fallen behind on updating (though picture taking was on track).. I have decided to begin my Project 365 again. I will be going from 09/09/09 to 10/10/10.

Going forward, please follow 365+ here.

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Day 170

June 19, 2009 at 9:12 pm (Things) ()

Returned some Nintendo DS games that I don’t play anymore, and got this one instead.  It’s cute.  Not quite what I wanted but better than the ones I returned, so that’s good at least.  🙂

thumb war

thumb war

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Day 169

June 18, 2009 at 8:15 pm (Uncategorized)

Oops.

oops

oops

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Day 168

June 17, 2009 at 11:33 am (Things) ()

Well, I think part of the reason I missed so many this week is that I was getting some pretty bad headaches from stress, or something.  I didn’t do this necessarily on purpose, it’s just where the bottle happened to be, but I thought it was funny that there are smiley faces in the background of this photo.

<3

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Days 165-167

June 14, 2009 at 11:25 am (Uncategorized)

So… I really don’t know what happened here.  If anything, it’s probably personal and I wouldn’t share it on the blog!  Please have a look here to make up for these lost days.

oops

oops

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Day 164

June 13, 2009 at 11:21 am (Things) (, , )

Today we had Yard Sale #2… wasn’t as successful as last time for me, but still not bad.  The weather was a little gloomy in the morning.  Afterwards I went into the village with a couple of friends and enjoy some artwork on display in the area.  One of the artists had the same last name as me (which is rare!), so I bought something from her.  lol  A friend of mine was getting his bike painted by my artist roommate (woot!) so we walked around to kill some time… visited some kitties in the pet store, where I got a new toy for my cat… and then got some yummy ice cream!!!  Good times.

mmmm

mmmm

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Day 163

June 12, 2009 at 11:12 am (Things) ()

So… today was the day, that at 12:01am (technically Saturday the 13th), Facebook decided to allow its users to choose a username.  Well, I just wanted to have my name, that’s all.  Since I’m getting married next year, my last name is going to change, but it hasn’t changed YET.  So, I didn’t really know what last name to choose, so I decided on just using my first name.  I waited up late to be able to get it the second we were able to try.  FAIL.  It was taken… so…. I spent the next hour and a 1/2 trying dozens of different suggestions (some of which were inappropriate… haha), and enlisted the help of a few friends… finally I settled on ‘daphme‘.  har… har..

FAIL

FAIL

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Day 162

June 11, 2009 at 11:03 am (Things) (, )

I don’t know why I thought it was funny that I noticed the level of honey in the bottle was right at the neck of the bear.  Makes his head look a different colour.  It’s not until I posted this photo that I realized his eyes/nose seem to be drawn on with a marker.  I’m not sure how I feel about that…

sugar pie, honey bunch

sugar pie, honey bunch

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Day 161

June 10, 2009 at 10:55 am (People, Places, Things) (, , )

Today is a special treat for you.  Since this month I missed so many, I decided to post a photo series today, instead of picking just one.  Today was Dan’s birthday, and the photos are unrelated to that, but it just also makes it appropriate to do it today.  🙂

I got a Kinder Egg, and the toy was this cute little robot dude.  I decided to follow him around his universe and, with his permission, was able to catch some photos of him exploring.  According to the info portrait that came with the egg, he is one of the bad guys, but I completely disagree.   He is actually not shooting his weapon, so I’ve concluded that he is a spy. Of course, he’d never tell me this.  He never told me his name either.  I called him Harold.

I claim this chocolate in the name of Harold.

I claim this chocolate in the name of Harold.

Haroldopia's lookout

Haroldopia's lookout

clearing some brush

clearing some brush

*forage*

*forage*

get off my lawwwwn

get off my lawwwwn

on the way to new worlds

on the way to new worlds

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Day 160

June 9, 2009 at 10:14 am (Things) ()

Tonight my friend Ang and I went to see Up.  It was really cute, but really sad.  It was also the first movie I saw in 3D.  Ever!  So that was neat, but a little weird.  Took a bit to get used to the glasses.  I find it strange that we have progressed to a point in movie-going society that our 3D glasses are THIS.  Like really, what was wrong with the old paper ones?

Note to general public.  Don’t bring babies to movies.  Seriously.  Just…. stop it.

all it needs is the nose with a mustache

all it needs is the nose with a mustache

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Day 159

June 8, 2009 at 10:12 am (Uncategorized)

Missed one again….   😦

oops

oops

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Day 158

June 7, 2009 at 2:32 pm (People) (, )

I took a lot of photos this day…. a lot of my parents’ house, where they’ve lived for 22 years… I’m keeping those photos for myself, and don’t want to post them here.

However, on my drive back into London, I had quite the animal rescue ordeal.  Traffic was STOPPED, and I couldn’t figure out why.  I saw this guy trying to shove/kick something off the road , but couldn’t tell what it was.  It DID look like an animal, but I couldn’t tell if it was alive… then I could see it hissing and biting at the guy’s foot… omg.  So I get out of my car to see wtf is going on.  Meanwhile a guy from the Tim Horton’s across the street had come over with a shovel to help.  It tied up 2 lanes of traffic for a couple minutes, then one lane of traffic for about 5 minutes.  I asked if I could take a pic, they said yes.  I also DID actually help, because the guy was having trouble getting the MASSIVE TURTLE to stay on the shovel, so I nudged it on with my foot.  woot.

He put it in the bank beside the road, which leads to a nature area.  Rather than the commercial area where this guy was headed.  Hopefully he stays in the safe spot.

*poke*

*poke*

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Day 157

June 6, 2009 at 2:22 pm (Things) (, )

My parents are also moving this year, and thus having a few yard sales of their own.  I went to join them (and to drop off some stuff), and this little guy joined us for part of it.  I got a little too close taking this pic I think, and he finally flew off.

teen bird

teen bird

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Day 156

June 5, 2009 at 1:54 pm (Things) (, )

So, this is a bit of a cheat, but.. today I just took video.  I don’t want to totally forego the 365 photos thing, so I took a still from one of the videos.  I was originally planning to do another yard sale video, but decided not to.  However, I did have some footage, including Kitty “begging” for food…. hahaha  She looks awesome.

Unfortunately, printscreen doesn’t work properly on videos anymore I’ve noticed.  After playing around with it a bit, I decided I had to take a picture of the screen…. literally.  Sorry for the poor quality, but I think you get a feel for her annoyance… lol

shut up, turn the camera off, and feed me

shut up, turn the camera off, and feed me

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Day 155

June 4, 2009 at 1:49 pm (Things) (, )

So…. my cousin sent me an email with a recipe for chocolate cake in a mug that you “bake” in the microwave… wow.  What will they come up with next?!?! (don’t answer that)  Anyways, occasionally Dan and I will try to cook “together”… being as we’re about 2,500 miles apart, that really just means bringing the laptops into the kitchen and webcamming while we’re on the phone with each other.  Pathetic, but that’s the best we can do right now.  SO, Dan made one too and split it with his dad.

I thought it wasn’t bad actually… a little too moist for my liking, but otherwise pretty good!  I recommend using a BIG mug for this.  Email me or leave a comment if you want the recipe!  🙂

June04-CakeMug

cocoa fever

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