Tag: Connie

Girl with a Pearl Earring

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!>http://www.doxycide.org/gwape/painting_thumb.jpg! Just saw the movie, “Girl with a Pearl Earring”:http://www.doxycide.org/gwape/about.php and while a little obscure, it sure was a beautiful period piece. The painting of course is known as the Mona Lisa of the North and it is pretty amazing. Some interesting facts: * It all started from Johannes Vermeer (often credited as Jan Vermeer…

Zelary

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Zelary (2003). Well, this was a strange movie. I have to admit I don’t know why I got it for Connie. It is about the a life in the Czech Republic during World War II. Amazingly accruate at least it ties well with what Max Hastings says in Armageddon, a history of the 1944-45. Brutal,…

Perler Beads

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!http://www.perlerbeads.com/perlergraphics/openstockrotating.gif! Perler Beads Home Page. These are terrific little crafts. The kids have loved them since they were tiny. You make a pattern with these little plastic things and then you iron it all together. Great for creative kids!

Connie helps cure cervical cancer

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Connie’s group is finding that there is a vaccine that can help prevent Cervical Cancer. They found a protein that assembles itself into viral-like particles that targets the virus that causes the cancer. Technology News: Health : Good Results on Cervical Cancer Vaccine. A good technical explanation. “MSNBC has Connie on TV”:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6463252/. Its a nice…

Christmas Kitchenware Recommendations 2004

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MetroKitchen.com. Another good things for the Christmas lists. Here’s someone in Atlanta that has a great selection of super high quality cookware. My personal favorites (that I thought I blogged, but can’t find now): * “All-Clad Cookware”:http://www.metrokitchen.com/all-clad/. Top rated in many places. The most durable is the brushed aluminum of Master Chef 2 , but…

Another Game…

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Another potential game are to have a name on your back and then you have to go find the other person who matches. Kind of a mixer and there is a prize you get if you find your opposite: * Famous Couples. An entire web site. * “Famous Movie Couples”:http://www.imdb.com/Couples/. All the folks who are…

Evening Bags

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Connie wants a “clutch” (no dummy no the car kind, the purse kind). Amazing how hard it is to shop on the Internet for clothes. I tried froogle.com, bizrate.com, etc. “Ebags”:http://ebags.com seems to have the most selection. Interesting there isn’t a service that directs you even after a bunch of google searches. I finally settled…

Whale-Ho!

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Maui’s Best Whale Watching Cruises | Pacific Whale Foundation. Here’s a blow-by-blow of every whale trip last year by the Pacific Whale Foundation. useful if you are whale-geek or if you are trying to figure out if there are going to be many whales during spring break this year 🙂