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Independence day... - The Paranoid Android
...musings of a mechanically depressed robot...
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Independence day...
Misty and I hosted our annual-ish "Fourth of July" party on Saturday.  There was a great mix of people (my work, Misty's old work, The poetry Café, Family, and more).  I dug out the chocolate fountain which went down well with the ladies.  Misty made beefburger patties, and I burned them on the grill.  I also incinerated sausages... and dad sung "When will I see you again" to them.  I love my family.  There was vegetarian fare, which I singed without prejudice.

There were a couple of important events on the TV... so the socialising stopped to see what would happen to Rose, and whether Portugal would get a proper stuffing in the third place play-offs.  I didn't cry watching Dr Who... I got some bbq smoke in my eyes... honest.  There were those (who shall remain nameless) who mocked us for wanting to watch Dr Who, but who later admitted they were taping it - and they still watched it through the serving hatch in the kitchen!  I should document here for prosperity that Portugal got the proper stuffing they deserved.  This made many of us happy.

Big Ade got to see Mr Twinks, so he left a happy man too.

The weather wasn't the best it could be - but it was not raining and that is all that really counts!  It was a great day, it's a great excuse to have people round, it also means we really clean the house at least once a year! ;)

Sunday we cleared up.  Misty did a bunch of ironing (thanks dear) while I washed the mountain that was our dirty dishes.  I fired up the barbie again(!) and cremated a few more burgers and sausages. 

We watched several episodes of Firefly, some craptastic afternoon TV before watching more Firefly until I went to bed.

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sassylidge From: sassylidge Date: July 11th, 2006 01:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
Misty made beefburger patties, and I burned them on the grill. I also incinerated sausages...

If you're going to have a 4th of July party you need to call them hamburgers and hotdogs. :P
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 11th, 2006 02:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
me no comprende des lingo
nuala From: nuala Date: July 12th, 2006 01:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
But they weren't hotdogs. They really were sausages. But I agree. Hamburgers, please! ;-)
seattleforge From: seattleforge Date: July 12th, 2006 05:37 am (UTC) (Link)
I think I want your life.
nuala From: nuala Date: July 12th, 2006 01:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
You just say that because I was there and who wouldn't want to experience the greatness that is me.

And you missed the charades. ;-)
tweezlebum From: tweezlebum Date: July 12th, 2006 01:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
No, he says that because James's wife is totally hot. :D
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 13th, 2006 03:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hell - *I* missed the charades... I guess that's partly my own fault... and the fact that you all stopped when the football finished.
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 12th, 2006 10:37 pm (UTC) (Link)
I just write with rose tinting! ;)
seattleforge From: seattleforge Date: July 13th, 2006 02:52 am (UTC) (Link)
HA! Well, it sounds remarkably self-indulgent AND its in London. Sounds good to me.
nuala From: nuala Date: July 12th, 2006 01:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
I was NOT a part of that crowd lurking at the serving hatch. I DID record it. And I STILL have not watched it. Tonight, methinks... :D
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 13th, 2006 11:13 am (UTC) (Link)
I couldn't tell from the large crowd... :)
tweezlebum From: tweezlebum Date: July 12th, 2006 01:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
And seriously? If you didn't want to weep like a girl when he tried to tell her he loved her, you just aren't human.
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 13th, 2006 11:12 am (UTC) (Link)
Hey - I'm a man .... we're only 3/5 human (geddit?)
sickandpoo From: sickandpoo Date: July 15th, 2006 10:54 am (UTC) (Link)

boo hoo!!

I cried at doctor who I had to go in the kitchen!!
paranoidandroid From: paranoidandroid Date: July 17th, 2006 04:36 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: boo hoo!!

Awwww... you big sap
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