Thirteen Things about Ms. Cin

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1. I can’t seem to read only one book at a time. Right now I’m working through the last few pages of Jarhead and am on the second chapter of Alexandra Johnson’s “Leaving A Trace; On Keeping A Journal”. And I just started another last night called Mindful Knitting by Tara Jon Manning.

2. Despite me, my calendar for December is starting to get pretty packed. I’m usually happily anti-social. What happened? And will I have time for another BBC P&P fest?

3. The rubbermaid container holding all our Christmas decorations is being inconvenient. It’s time to unpack ’em or pack ’em away.

4. Today is being brought to me by the letter’s C & P and the number 3 (the 3 being the maximum number of drinks I’ll be having at my Company Christmas Party tonight).

5. This political correctness thing is getting to me. Everytime I hear a Christmas carol in a public space, I wonder if it’s meant to be a political statement. Does anyone else suffer from this?

7. The ‘let’s try cable TV’ experiment is failing miserably. I want my brain back.

8. I’m THIS close to finishing what’s currently on my knitting needles. I need to get started on the next item on my list PDQ, cause it’s a Christmas gift. The cats don’t understand the concept at all.

9. I may break my own new year’s habit and make a list of resolutions this year. Or at least a list of goals.

10. I have a new phone! It’s a Sony EricssonZ520a, a huge step up from the little blue monster that died recently. RIP, little blue phone… This one has a camera with video recorder, can do picture and video editing, is all bluetooth-y, allows text, picture and video messaging (hee, naughtyness is being considered), is mobile internet enabled, and also has the usual phone book, alarm clock, calendar, to-do list, calculator, notes, stopwatch and world clock. So what am I doing with it? Playing games.

11. I’m planning on hitting a few of the local sights this month – VanDusen’s Festival of Lights, Bright Nights in Stanley Park and something I missed last year – the annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on the 21st.

12. The Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Show 5 is on this Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Am feverishly trying to rearrange my schedule so I can go check it out.

13. I’m trying to leave empty spaces in my life so that new people, experiences, activities and things can appear. It’s tougher than I imagined.

Links to other Thursday Thirteens!
1. Novy at Through The Storms To the Horizon.
2. Colleen at Musings From The Edge.
3. Tanya at (Netchick)This Chick’s Life.
4. Twisted Cinderella at After The Glass Slipper.
5. Barbara at Trying To Catch Up

(leave your link in comments, I’ll add you here!)

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Posted on December 8, 2005, in Thursday Thirteen, Vancouver. Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. {ahem}….as the Beloved Spouse, I heartily endorse said suggested naughtyness avec new camera/video phone…my Fido awaits!

  2. hi here via micheele cool 13 thursdayI do them as wellHave fun at the xmas party (only 3 drinks?)

  3. Happy Thursday 13!I HATE company Christmas parties. I’m a bit on the antisocial side as well. Last night the organization I volunteer at threw a christmas party and I went…but only to brownnose. I want a job at this place. LOL.

  4. …Your husband kills me! 🙂Hi Cin… You’ve inspired me to add a Thursday Thirteen to my site!

  5. I love that your dh responded! LOL.I haven’t tried those creamers yet! I’ll definitely get them on grocery day!I agree about That 70s Show it just isn’t the same.I did my 13 today too, drop by and say hi!

  6. Great list! I have our decorations at the end of our basement stairs waiting to be brought upstairs. They yell out to me every time I walk by.I did my 13 today too, drop by and say hi!

  7. Good luck with those resolutions!< HREF="http://bmiers.blogspot.com/2005/12/thursday-thirteen-what-i-like-about.html" REL="nofollow">Trying to Catch Up: Thursday Thirteen: What I like about Christmas<>

  8. Hi Cin! I’m working through last weeks’ 13’s and wanted to say thanks for joining in! I hope it comforts you to some extent to know that I also suffer from PC Confusion. It’s getting ridiculous – I think that’s why I don’t get out much. LOLSounds like you had a good time at the Christmas party, too! 😀

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