Archive for May, 2013

I feel like I should be used to this by now

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Sunday night: frost advisory, temps in the low 30s(F) Friday: heat advisory, temps in the low 90s(F) me: WEATHER! ::shakes fist::

stuff I wrote in May

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

I went to the movies in May! (And then I had feelings, about the movies.) Both of these ended up with a slightly meta aspect I was not anticipating. 1. Reaction Time (Iron Man 3) “So the Avengers are like the Muppets?” on dreamwidth on ao3 2. Safety Belt Challenge (Star Trek) “It is true […]

fic rec o’ the day

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

no tragic backstory, by twistedingenue Author Summary: “Darcy doesn’t have a tragic backstory. Kate thinks it’s about time that someone in Clint’s apartment doesn’t have one.” What’s not to love about this fic? It’s everything I ever wanted from a story the author describes as “a Clint/Darcy, Kate Bishop/Sass fic that happens the morning after.” […]

day 2: if I say I appreciate this, can I go home now?

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Phase One: Hike It was really only 0.4 miles from the starting point to the top of the hill, but it was VERY PRETTY. Note: Apparently the boss was not kidding yesterday when he said he was not going to bring any bug repellent because he was going to borrow it from someone else. That […]

day 1: do you feel appreciated yet?

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Vocab Word of the Day: “frangible” (as in ammunition): “A frangible bullet is one that is designed to disintegrate into tiny particles upon impact to minimize their penetration for reasons of range safety, to limit environmental impact, or to limit the danger behind the intended target.” Important Lesson of the Day: No matter how safe […]

it’s that time of year again

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Time for the annual workplace Staff Appreciation Weekend! This year’s agenda includes: Sunday – handgun training, with coworkers, family of coworkers, and that one random guy that no one is sure how he got on the list. weather forecast: rainy, cold Monday – shortest hike in the history of hiking, followed by lunch, followed by […]

just finished Iron Man: Armored Adventures

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Oh, how I enjoyed this show! I wish there were oodles and oodles of fanfic written about it, because I would read the heck out of it. A few random thoughts upon finishing the series. 1. Justin Hammer: turned into a zombie by his own poorly thought out weaponized gas. Way to go Sasha, kicking […]

not sure if want?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

I was planning to go see “Fast and Furious 6” (no clever name this time, just an acknowledgement that yup, there’s 6 of these now) on Thursday or Friday (my ‘weekend’ this week, thanks to some wonky holiday scheduling). But then I got kind of curious, combined with kind of nervous, and so I went […]

best overheard conversation of the day

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

“Ain’t no such thing as a perfect day.” “If it was too perfect, I’d wonder what the hell was wrong.”

opening weekend is over, can I write a spoilery review now?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

STAR TREK INTO WTF WAS THAT BUT I LIKED IT ANYWAY! Okay, so first things first — I can’t explain it at all, but there is something magical and amazing to me about sitting in a theater, hearing the opening music, and thinking, ‘I am at a Star Trek movie.’ (It’s like how some people […]