Friday, February 15, 2008

Valentine's Day!


Happy Valentine's Day


Yeah, I know, I'm saying this a day late. Well, for Valentine's Day, I gave Shan a little card to start the day. Later, a dozen red roses with two heart-shaped balloons were delivered to her room, along with two white ones from the kids. Later still, she received a box from the Vermont Bear Company!

After we got home, Shan brought a big ol' bouquet of balloons (one has a push-button that plays "I think I love you!") attached to a Pittsburgh Steelers popcorn bowl set!

Inside the set were a couple bags of popcorn, two boxes of Milk Duds, and a box of Sugar Babies. If you don't know by now, one of our big "things" is to have popcorn with melted butter and then load the popcorn up with Milk Duds! Do not knock it until you try it! It is goooooooooooooood stuff!! :-) She said there was going to be a movie in there too, but she couldn't find the movie she was looking for. Of course, she won't tell me what movie it was because she wants to get it for my birthday or Christmas... How am I supposed to help her out if she doesn't tell me!? :-)

The kids sent my Mom two white roses. From us, the kids got a movie each, some trading cards, and some candy. From their grandparents, they got balloons, candy, and cards/toys. It was a very cool day!



I found SingStar Rocks! online the other day, so I bought it and now we have all four SingStar versions (for the U.S.). I can't wait to play it this weekend. It has some really cool songs on it:

Aretha Franklin "Respect"
B-52's "Love Shack"
The Bangles "Manic Monday"
Bloc Party "Banquet"
Blur "Song 2"
Coldplay "Speed Of Sound"
Dusty Springfield "Son of a Preacher Man"
D.J. Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince "Summertime"
Elton John "Rocket Man"
Fall Out Boy "Dance, Dance"
Gloria Gaynor "I Will Survive"
Good Charlotte "Girls & Boys"
Gwen Stefani "Cool"
Hole "Celebrity Skin"
Jet "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?"
Joss Stone "Super Duper Love (Are You Diggin On Me?)"
Keane "Everybody's Changing"
KT Tunstall "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
Lynyrd Skynyrd "Sweet Home Alabama"
Marvin Gaye "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Naked Eyes "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me"
Scissor Sisters "Take Your Mama"
Scorpions "Wind of Change"
The Cure "Friday I'm in Love"
The Hives "Hate to Say I Told You So"
The Killers "Somebody Told Me"
The Offspring "Self Esteem"
The Police "Every Breath You Take"
The Rolling Stones "Paint It, Black"
The White Stripes "Blue Orchid"
Thin Lizzy "The Boys Are Back in Town"



On a different note, some time ago, I posted pictures and talked about really, really small computers and what people were putting Windows XP-capable machines into (remote control cars, cereal boxes, humidors, Millenium Falcon toys, etc). Well, there is now an even SMALLER version of the motherboard (called a Pico-ITX) that is 10 x 7.2 CENTIMETERS! It is so small, that one Japanese company put one into an original GameBoy casing and it boots Windows XP off a memory card! Amazing!

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