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Archive for abril 2009

When we’ll have more room (in another life place, another town), I’d like to have this for our cats :


Click on the pic to visit the kitty website.

It’s the first cat tower that I find bee-oo-tee-fool (beautiful) ! 😉

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I love surprises. Gifts for me are great only if meaningful. I give to my friends and family when I feel like it, when I’m inspired. So what I like the most, really, are not the gifts, but the element of surprise.

So it was my friend’s (T) birthday a couple of weeks ago (the same who surprised me) and with H, my other great friend, we conspired to surprise her. First I wanted them all (friends, husbands, baby and child-to-be) to come celebrate at our appartement, but since H has a bigger house she said “why don’t we do it I my place?”. Which made sense.

So I made two quiches:
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Spinach & Feta quiche on the left, ham & mushrooms on the right.

And some hummus:
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Hummus: chick peas spread.

And I brought the balloons (blewn by my darrrling) and the funny tooth picks. 😀
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H took care of the rest: salads, veggies, dip and cake.

H and her hubby had not told T, hubby & child that we were going to be there too. So as they came in, we all yelled “Happy Birthday!” in a “Surprise!” kind of way and all was crazy, merry and fun. 🙂


“Mad World” has been sung in so many versions, the original being by Tears for Fears (1982), but this one is the cover of the movie Donnie Darko (just my kind of weird movie, between dream and reality, though the ending could have been better – this one does not make much sense).

All around me are familiar faces
Worn out places, worn out faces
Bright and early for their daily races
Going nowhere, going nowhere
Their tears are filling up their glasses
No expression, no expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow, no tomorrow

And I find it kinda funny
I find it kinda sad
The dreams in which I’m dying
Are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you
I find it hard to take
When people run in circles
It’s a very, very mad world mad world

Children waiting for the day they feel good
Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday
Made to feel the way that every child should
Sit and listen, sit and listen
Went to school and I was very nervous
No one knew me, no one knew me
Hello teacher tell me what’s my lesson
Look right through me, look right through me

And I find it kinda funny
I find it kinda sad
The dreams in which I’m dying
Are the best I’ve ever had
I find it hard to tell you
I find it hard to take
When people run in circles
It’s a very, very mad world
Enlarge your world
Mad world


De todo un poco

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