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Category: family

11/30/14 11:24 - ID#59633

Extended family

On Friday night I stopped home at my parent's house for pizza and Thanksgiving leftovers. My mom's old student teacher, Janis, came to visit from Singapore with her husband Joachim and his sister Auerial, who is visiting from Finland. It's probably the most geograhic diversity that's ever been in that house.
Greg, who I went to grade and high school with came over as well. My mom claims Janis is her new favorite daughter.

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A pie for every person
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Category: thanksgiving

11/29/14 01:38 - ID#59629 pmobl

Double Thanksgivings

I got to do two thanksgivings for the first time this year. The first at Paul's parents, the second at mine. The food at both were amazing - especially Maria's risotto and my mom's falafel (turkey substitute for me). Somehow despite this I only went from 157.5 to 161 lbs. I wish I could have done both with (e:paul) and (e:terry) - maybe we'll figure something out another year.

I didn't take too many photos but there were over 18 people and three dogs at my parents house. It was a little crowded.
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Daniel brought Kool Aid Jammers to have with dinner. Paired with some white wine in a Budweiser cup.
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The head chef
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Laser-like focus on the turkey
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Category: random

11/29/14 01:32 - ID#59628 pmobl

Tongue sizes


Look at all these big healthy tongues.

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Category: going out

11/29/14 01:29 - ID#59627

New Skateland Buffalo sucks - Thanksgiving Eve

Thanksgiving eve, we went out with Jeremy to the Well Rounded People's roller skating party, and then to the Give Thanks and Rave event at Milkie's.

The roller skating was great. The music was good and we saw tons of people there. (e:paul) and I were entranced by a long haired, roller skating Jesus - I wish I were a tenth as good as he was. He could skate backwards, on one leg, on two wheels, in spirals and every combination at 10x the speed of everyone else. It was really magical to watch.

(e:terry) is still the best skater I know - by the end could skate backwards. Maybe we can practice ice skating this winter.

My take on the event was soured by a fucking ridiculous old man who checked out lockers for Skateland (you can read about the conversation at (e:paul,59625)). I walked into the conversation a little after (e:paul) did - exactly in time to hear him refer to lesbians as "cats fighting for a rose on a silk blanket" and gay men as "two dogs fighting". Almost glad I wasn't around to here his suggestion about sending gays to an island. I had to walkout because I couldn't even process what i was hearing.

I found it disgusting as Skateland's unsprayed shoes that anyone thinks that way and it makes me never want to go there again. Even if you think that, why do you ever think this is okay to say to your customers?

Anyway, after we headed home to sterilize ourselves from the roller rink, it was off to Milkie's (with the bear costume). The music for the most part was good - a lot of drum and bass and hardcore. Lindsay even joined us for a bit. The sound wasn't too loud and we got a ton of dancing in.

We left just in time to leave the death metal EDM and get some Lloyd's. All in all a good night.

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Category: house

11/29/14 01:24 - ID#59626 pmobl

Leaky roof


After the entire fiasco with trying to find a get a contractor to work on our garage roof, we thought we were finally done when we got Naples to do it. Unfortunately the vents they put in are leaking when it snows already.

Its only on one vent and its a ton of water, so I'm guessing there's no flashing on it. They better come back and fix it. Maybe they could finish off the car as well.

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Category: working out

11/24/14 07:45 - ID#59616 pmobl

Push ups for the whole family


(e:Paul) downloaded a push app for his phone that trains you to do 100 push ups. Of course I can't let him do any excercise that I can't do so I downloaded it too. Now (e:terry) has it.

We'll all have the biggest, furriest moobs if we keep this up.

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Category: food

11/22/14 07:49 - ID#59609 pmobl

Magic spread

(E:Paul) and (e:terry) went to Guercios today and got this nutella and creme spread. my life has been changed.

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Category: weather

11/22/14 07:47 - ID#59608 pmobl

Shoveling the roof

Today I spent 7 hours shoveling my great aunt's roof in West Seneca. It really was insane how deep it was down there. The roads were basically canyons carved out of snow.

It was only a ranch house but the snow was 5 feet deep and half of it had turned to ice. My mom, uncle and sister all helped but we didn't even get to the garage by the end.

The best part was that you could jump off the roof into the biggest pile of snow before.

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Category: random

11/22/14 07:38 - ID#59607 pmobl

Bird food or snack?


(e:Paul) and I were at Ace getting switches to work on the electrical. While we were there, we saw these bird treats. They were made of millet, seasame and corn syrup. Not for human consumption either (e:paul,59606) but I'd try it.

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Category: allentown

11/21/14 12:46 - ID#59599 pmobl

Historic Allentown


I would have never thought this building on Franklin would be up for a redo but its being converted into apartments now. Is it time for the 60s to be historic?

It's so weird in an ugly way - kind of like a mini city court building. The plus of having an apartment in it is you won't have to see the outside. I could see it being super modern and cool on the inside though if they do it right.

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