29 October 2008

A Pot, A Pan

I know I haven't had much in the way of entertaining, cohesive posts lately. That's too bad.

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We've been watching a lot of movies lately. We saw Wall-E last week, and we both loved it, especially Eric. We went to our friends' house and watched Monsters Inc. on Monday. I had never seen it before, and I loved it. Last night for our Young Women's activity we saw Get Smart, and due to some various things Eric got to come too. I was not too excited to see it, but I was pleasantly surprised. Both of us really enjoyed it.

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I decided not to drive down to the movie theater yesterday, which is a mile away, but I left a little late. Consequently I had to run to get to the movie on time. I ran almost a whole mile downhill. Then Eric and I walked home. I'm ridiculously sore today.

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I got my New Zealand tax ID card today. My name was spelled wrong. Gah.

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We made French onion soup for dinner on Sunday, and it was really, really yummy. I have memories of having it occasionally as a youth, so I'm glad the idea popped into my head. I used this recipe, and it was great. It whipped together very quickly (like 20 minutes), and it's a very cheap meal. Although, we just used regular toasted bread, not French bread because it was Sunday, and we didn't have any French bread on hand.

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Only six days until the election is over! Wow, I am glad about that. I listen to NPR a lot during the day, and I'm just getting really bored with all the election talk. Really, really bored. I mean, don't get me wrong, I love politics. I read a lot about politics, and I talk a lot about politics. But, this is getting old, folks. It makes me wonder how people who aren't interested in politics are holding up. Are they?

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Speaking of the election, Eric wants to host an election party with his classmates, because even though he is the only American in his group, they are all pretty interested in the American election. We need to find out what the coverage is going to be so we can figure out where to hold the party. I think I might make these cakes.

1 comment:

Matt Turner said...

I've made two goes at French onion soup, using the recipe here, but I've goofed twice--after many hours of glazing and deglazing onions. Once I used salted butter, and it turned out way too salty, and once I tried using some wine vinegar as a replacement for the wine and it turned out way too vinegary (wow--the spell-checker recognizes "vinegary"). I might just bite the bullet and try making some that, while not quite as gourmet, doesn't take 4 hours.