Laura's Online Journal October 2004
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October 31, 2004Halloween
I really have nothing to say about Halloween. Some people at work dress up every year and my company always has a party but I am not really into it. I did dress up a couple of years ago for a party at Austin's but only because my Italian friend Lorella insisted. Here we are:
I have a memory of halloween that is still quite vivid. It was probably the late 1980s. I was rushing into the old 9:30 club here in DC and it was practically empty - not sure if it was early or late. I think I was drunk and looking for someone (Lyla and her friends, maybe) so it was probably late. As I ran through the main room to look in the back rooms I caught an image of myself in a mirror. The walls, ceiling and floors were all black. There were bright, harsh lights shining down on me in the center of the room. I was wearing a bright pink kimono and Kabuki style eye makeup. My image was shocking to me and I stopped and stared for a second or two. For some reason I have kept the image with me over the years
The fall colors are nice this year. Our ride in the park this morning was beautiful but scary. I knew that the colorful blanket of wet leaves covering the trail could be deadly if I went too fast or had to make a sudden maneuver.
Here's what we see from our balcony. (Quicktime movie 1.7MB )
October 22, 2004Long time, no write
It's been 20 days since my last entry. Sorry to anyone who actually reads this on any sort of regular basis that does not involve me calling you up and saying "I put a really cute picture on my blog" which actuully means "please please please read my blog". My excuse for not updating is my Latvian language class which requires HOMEWORK! and the time it's been taking to redesign Dana's website before all the publicity goes out for his performance on Nov 5.
The site is at www.dtsbco.com if you are interested.
We've seen lots of movies too. I don't think I'll ever catch up. Even though the reviews are short and most probably inarticulate I do put a lot of thought into them.
And here's a really cute picture of my father and nephew. My father is sporting a blackeye from a middle-of-the-night fall in a totally marble bathroom in an Italian hotel room.
Some more movie/DVD reviews
City of Ghosts
October 2, 2004Geek Talk
So when we get back from our bike rides my face is usually an unusual shade of bright red. As we enter our building and head for the freight elevator with our bikes we pass other residents in the hall and after they say good morning they do this double take. Their second look shows great concern. Well, I've gotten used to this and i've come to expect the "helmet hair" but recently Joe noted that I have unusual markings on my forehead. He told me that, in fact, they look similar to a particular alien species on Star Trek called the Cardassians. So here is a picture of me and Seska, a Cardassian who is apparently hot. So everything's cool.
Some more movie/DVD reviews
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