i just read that Anousheh Ansari has returned from 9 days in space! On the same page, was a link to this other newsworthy event: 12-year-old Gypsy girl gives birth to another baby. Thank you, Pravda! [jennconspiracy on Tue, 03 Oct 2006 at 19:02:14] wow. that’s just incredible.

i can’t believe i started watching this show, but i think what drew me in was watching the designers sewing their outfits… it reminds of when Ronnie & I used to sew clothes in high school! so drawn in was i after the couture episode that even though the two most annoying designers came back […]

My pirate name is: Bloody Mary Bonney Every pirate lives for something different. For some, it’s the open sea. For others (the masochists), it’s the food. For you, it’s definitely the fighting. You can be a little bit unpredictable, but a pirate’s life is far from full of certainties, so that fits in pretty well. […]

Foie gras could soon be back on the menu in Chicago: Mayor Richard Daley says he doesn’t have the stomach for the city’s month-old ban. “I think we are trying to control people’s behavior too much,” said Natarus, who regrets voting for the foie-gras ban. “We are trying to itty-bitty regulate every facet of somebody’s […]

Anousheh Ansari, the first female civilian into space with the Soyuz TMA-9. Happy Birthday! ]]>

got my hair colored today and read a good quote in US magazine from some celebrity type: A couple only needs to have a few things in common to be compatible… food, sex & vacation destinations. [jennconspiracy on Wed, 13 Sep 2006 at 12:43:44] I knew those three elements had to be in there somewhere! […]

Our last day in Toronto… All packed up and ready to go home to Cambridge. This morning I mostly slept through Palimpsest, a detective film with an unsatisfyingly typical twist. been done too many times. This afternoon was a bit better with Retrieval, about a young guy who gets work with the Polish mafia, loses […]

Today we slept in… I’ve been travelling now for nearly two months solid, so it was nice to get the full 8 hours finally. we discovered a great cafe near the hotel called Il Mercurio that has excellent coffee and croissants. Then we went to see another Romanian film, How I Spent the End of […]

Four more movies! The first was a Tajik film that came off surprisingly well, To get to heaven first you have to die. I love hearing the Tajik & Russian and noting all the language subtleties. The story played well too. Next was Lights in the Dusk, a Finnish film that had some Russian at […]

This evening we didn’t have tickets to anything so we stood in the “rush” line for Ten Canoes. I bailed though when someone offered a ticket to another film, Climates, which i’d wanted to see more. David & Nick did get into Ten Canoes, read David’s blog for his review. Climates was a beautiful Turkish […]

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