Mar 19, 2007

Monday Update 3/19/07

Movie Monday

Over the weekend, I watched The Departed starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg. Both the mob and the police have moles on the "other" side, yet neither knows who they are. The suspense comes in when each side suspects, and gets closer and closer to figuring out who the mole is. Very good movie, but has lots of violence so it wouldn't be a good "family" movie. Surprising ending.

Monday Madness

1. How many times do you wake up during the night? The number of times I wake up depends on what kind of stress I’m under, how much liquid I drank right before bed (LOL), or whether I’m sick. Usually, though, the answer would be none.

2. On an average, how many hours of sleep do you try to get? I’m worthless if I don’t get at least 8 hours of sleep.

3. What day of the week do you do your "major" housecleaning? I don’t have a specific day. I do a little each day, or whenever I have time. Housecleaning is not at the top of my list of things “to do”.

4. How often do you move your furniture to clean behind it? Maybe once a year, if that.

5. Do you do your dishes by hand or do you own a dishwasher? By hand. I don’t have the room for a dishwasher, otherwise I’d have one.

Stitchy Stuff

I didn’t get a chance to stitch at all last week. *sigh* I finally shipped Freedom to the father of the soldier killed in the Iraq War. Much to my surprise, the young clerk is a stitcher, as well as her mother. She complimented me on Freedom and said it was "gorgeous". She also said that if I entered it in the county fair, I'd definitely win. I hope they packaged it well enough so that the glass in the frame doesn't get broken.

Weekend Happenings

I had a date on Saturday with S. We had lunch, went bowling, then to Barnes & Noble, dinner, then a DVD (The Departed) at my house. I actually beat him one game of bowling (by two points!) It was a nice time.

On Sunday, I spent the day doing homework for my meteorology class. The entire class didn't do so well on the latest quiz, so the instructor is allowing us to re-take it this week. I attribute it to having Spring Break the week before.

I also managed to do some laundry, and clean the house a bit more. Exciting stuff, eh?


Michele said...

sounds like a nice weekend :) we went to see The Departed in the theater .. really enjoy it too, but definately not a younger children movie!

stitcherw said...

Sounds like you had a fun time. I haven't seen The Departed yet, but it is on my list of ones I want to rent.

Christine H said...

Thanks for the movie review. I have been debating on renting it. Now I will. And you did do a beautiful job on the memorial.

glenda said...

Sounds like you got a lot in this weekend, even if none of it was stitching! By the way, my weekends are always exciting (laundry, cleaning, etc.) At least you had a date! Wait a minute, what exactly is a date, I seem to have forgotten.......
Clean behind furniture? The furniture moves??? wow - did not know that. lol
thanks for info on departed, plan to get that one soon.

Anonymous said...

I just can't make my mind up about the departed. I have been turned off lately by violence in every movie that seems to be made. I may just skip this one. Thanks for the review.
I hope you get some stitching in soon.

rose_michelle said...

I LOVED that movie, despite how long it was. I was rivited tothe end. Sounds like your weekend was good. I've been out of the loop since George was able to come out of training for 3 days. Six more weeks and the Army says I can have him for a while ... unless they change their mind!