Friday, October 31, 2008

happy halloween

one of my personal halloween traditions is to watch the thriller video. it's always fun, always creepy (vicent price has the quintessentially creepy-man voice), and the dancing's great.

brian and i are also going to party tonight. brian will be a 90s grunge boy and i'll be a 50s housewife. we'll see if we can take some pictures. i think it'll be fun. i always like getting dressed up. then we'll go see a movie at the international cinema that looks really scary to me...the orphanage. we'll see if it's really as scary as the previews made it seem.

Monday, October 27, 2008

how often do you see nb in the news?

so i noticed on cnn the other day an article about the sand dunes outside north bend. and they actually mentioned north bend! if you aren't from a small town (that isn't close to a city and isn't really known for anything) then you might not understand.

i really want to go back sometime. it's been almost 7 years since i've been there. i miss the beaches, trees, rain, and small-townness. perhaps sometime soon i'll get back...

Thursday, October 16, 2008

it's that time of year again...

when the leaves are changing, there's a crispness in the air, and it's brian's birthday!

we first celebrated brian's birthday together in 1999 when we were both at ricks college. we had only known eachother for about 3 weeks. i don't remember all the details of that day, but it was a saturday, and i know i walked up to his apartment to give him some presents.

it's hard to comprehend sometimes that we've known eachother over 9 years. it seems like a long time and a short time all at the same time. i am so glad that we are together and best friends. happy birthday brian!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

how nice is that

an old man in our neighborhood gave me a call today saying he wanted to bring over some flowers to welcome us to the neighborhood. awhile later he walked over carrying a fairly heavy bucket full of dahlias. some of the dahlia blossoms are bigger than my hand...they're huge and beautiful.

how nice is that for him to walk over and bring us such lovely flowers.