Obelisk, Korma, Galway, Jarhead, Swans

February 19, 2006 at 8:06 pm

Valentine’s Day was exhausting, but great. Bonnie and I headed to Pheonix Park, where we picnic’d, admired the monstrous obelisk, and generally enjoyed the clear skies and green grass. Pheonix Park is very, very large, very lovely, and apparently (according to our Let’s Go! guide) not a place to be once the sun goes down. I’m guessing vampires. In the evening, Bonnie and I hit up a stand-up comedy set on campus, followed by a late dinner, cooked by me: vegetable korma with peas and carrots, spinach, basmati rice and naan bread. It made for a delicious end to a […]

 

Mummies, Authors, Cash, Improv, Trim, WiFi

February 12, 2006 at 8:07 pm

Busy weekend, but not as busy as it could have been, which was nice. On Friday we headed into City Centre, Dublin, and went to St. Michan’s Church, of which the big attraction is the naturally preserved mummies which dwell in the crypt underneath. Our quirky but lovable tour guide informed us that the mummies ranged in age, but averaged around 300 years old. Want to hear the creepiest bit? He let us touch one. No joke. I’ve touched a really old corpse. I washed my finger later, though. Bonnie and I then hit up the Dublin Writers Museum, which […]

 

okay, 1, 2, 3, 4…

February 12, 2006 at 5:55 pm

how’s it going, two-thousand man? welcome back to solid ground, my friend. I heard all your controls were jammed. well, it’s just nice to have you back again. I’m blogging now. I’m an official blogger. This is exciting, exciting stuff.