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Italian food is very good.
My daughter and I ate lunch at
Olive Garden today. I am a big fan of their
soups and salads (not to mention breadsticks). Its a
shame our city only has one Olive Garden. The parking
lot is almost always full at mealtimes. We really need
February 27, 2006 - Monday
I finally got my husband to see this cult classic movie. It was filmed in Preston, Idaho, near his hometown. I enjoyed seeing it a second time -- getting some of the humor I had missed before. It got great reviews, even Rotten Tomatoes praised it with a 70% fresh. This is perfect for anyone who has ever felt awkward at school and not a part of the "in crowd."
Jennifer C. sent this one about finding the lowest gas price in any zip code. We went to Costco yesterday and paid $2.09 a gallon for regular. My daughter lives about 20 miles north of us and pays even less, but the real winner is my sister in Atlanta, who pays much less than the rest of us -- probably because of being along the Alaskan Oil Pipeline.
February 25, 2006 - Saturday
got a shoutout on
The Geekcast which was much fun. (Thanks for the
pleasant surprise, Aaron.) It is in
Broadcast #82 right near the beginning (if you
want to listen). I couldn't wait to replay this for my
Mom loved to do origami. When I was 5 years old, she had me folding paper into all kinds of shapes. I remember sitting at a table with my brothers and sisters, folding paper. Here's a new twist on it -- making many things out of business cards -- ha! Here's a basic box. (Box is not pictured, but the shapes below are from J. Campbell.)