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Food Weirdness

Published January 4, 2017 by Malia

It’s only when you decide to blog on a regular basis that you realize just how boring your life truly is.   Example: right now I’m watching Star Trek The Original Series and contemplating smoothie bowls.

I like smoothies.  They’re about the only way I can manage to consume my vegetables (that’s a story for another post).  You can easily drink them, and they’re just pretty great.  However, lately I’ve been seeing pictures of smoothie bowls popping up around the internet.    These things baffle me.  Sure, they’re pretty to look at, but they almost seem to defeat the purpose of making a smoothie.  Instead of a drink you can take with you, it’s a bowl that you have to sit and eat.  That’s weird, right?

So, as you can see, I’m thinking very deep thoughts.  

Did you know they keep the nuclear wessels in Alameda?

Published September 8, 2016 by Malia

Guys, look what I found at the bookstore today!

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It’s a novel that’s a sequel to my all-time favorite Trek movie (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)!  I didn’t even know this book existed, and I stumbled across it by accident.  How awesome is that?!?  I’m hoping that this novel will answer some questions I’ve always had.  Questions like: Where did the probe come from?  What did it and the whales say to each other?  Did the whale scientist from 1984 thrive in the future, or did it all turn out really bad for her?  Also, did the whales survive in the future, or was it too much of a shock to their system?

It’s crazy that Star Trek is 50 today.  I feel really fortunate that I grew up with a mom that loved Star Trek (and a dad that loved Star Wars).  When I was really little, it started when I was two or three, I would sit on my dad’s foot and when he would try to walk I’d gleefully announce that I was a Klingon.  Okay, I didn’t quite understand the concept of alien races when I was that young, but I was convinced that they were called Klingons because they clung on to other people.  I agree, my brain is an odd place…

Last year, when the boy and I took a mini-honeymoon we fulfilled a bucket list item of mine:

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Look at that, I had my own personal Redshirt with me.

Happy Anniversary, Star Trek, may you continue to teach the importance of using your brain, being a compassionate, tolerant human, and making me wish I had access to a holodeck.

Random Saturday Musings

Published May 4, 2013 by Malia

-I find it weird how I constantly run into things.  If there’s a wall or door or trash can or cabinet or anything other than air around me, I’m likely to run right into it.  Then, of course, the bruises don’t show up for days, and by the time they do I have no memory of what exactly I ran into to cause said bruise.  So bizarre.

-So, more than one co-worker has mentioned to me that I need to lighten up.  I have no idea how to go about this.  It’s not that I don’t have a sense of humor, I do.  I’m just hesitant to laugh about things until I truly know someone.  Plus, many years ago I used to laugh all the time, then someone told me it was too easy to make me laugh, and apparently I thought that was a challenge.  On top of that, I love my job so much, and I’m terrified of doing something that could be construed negatively, and make them decide to take my job away from me.  I love where I am and what I’m doing.

-I’m so pumped that summer movie season is finally here!  Ironman, Star Trek, Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger, and a handful of other things that I can’t even think of are all in the process of opening and I’m super excited!

-I don’t know how it happened, but I truly am loving being single.  I’m not anti-relationships or anything, although I think God will have to put a flashing neon sign above the head of my future husband that says something like, “This one.  He’s not too bad.  You could do way worse.”

-I truly enjoyed Jurassic Park 3D.  It is a film that translates quite well to the 3D medium, and lawyers should always get eaten in 3D.

-I wish I wasn’t such an introverted chicken.  I really wanted to go to Krypton Comics for free comic book day, but I was too freaked out by the idea of going.

-My head is starting to head back to migraine land, so I’m going to wrap it up here for now.

Random Saturday Musings

Published January 13, 2013 by Malia

-It has been reinforced to me this week just how many STDs are floating around out there.  I’m baffled by how many people engage in sex without having their partner thoroughly tested.

-It really sucks just how depressed my diabetes meds make me.  Doesn’t help that I forgot to take my meds for about a week, and when I started up again I got hit really hard with the depression.

-I’m thinking I want to save up for one of those giant bean bag chairs.

-I’m glad that my hair is finally long enough to braid.

-The first images from Catching Fire are really making me want to see the film, even though I had pretty much decided I didn’t want to see it.  The books are fantastic, but so depressing.  However, I’m thinking I shall probably plan to see it.

-Pizza sounds amazing right now.

-I am soooooooooo overwhelmingly excited for my first real paycheck in years!

-Tonight a friend used the words, “Make it so.” while we were talking online.  The only thing that would’ve made it more entertaining would be if he had included a photo of Picard.

Friday Night Questions

Published December 21, 2012 by Malia

-Am I the only one who cried when “The Hobbit” started and we all got to return to Middle Earth?

-Why do dragons automatically make a story better?

-Why is peeing in a cup so difficult?  Follow up, is this TMI?

-So, are they going to “kill” Spock off in the new Star Trek film, just like they did in Wrath of Khan?  Follow up, if that happens who is Spock going to implant his’ katra in?  If he doesn’t leave it with Bones, maybe Uhura?  Does that qualify as Spock throwing his katra around?

-Who else is ready for winter to be over?

-Why do people drive so badly when the roads aren’t clean?

-Why do chocolate and coconut go together so well?

-Any plans, now that the world hasn’t ended?

-A prospective job wanting to do a background check and drug test on you is a positive thing, right?

Friday Night Questions

Published September 7, 2012 by Malia

-Why do kids up here not wear helmets when riding motorcycles or motorized scooters?

-Am I the only one who will automatically say (in a British accent), “Harriet Jones, Prime Minister.  I know”  when watching something and all of a sudden I realize that Penelope Wilton is in it?

-Who else wants to have a LOTR EE marathon on 9/22 to celebrate Bilbo & Frodo’s birthdays?

-Wouldn’t it be great to be able to teleport?

-Doesn’t the idea of Candy Corn Oreos just make you want to gag?

-Why do girls seem to think that tights are the same thing as pants?

-Doesn’t Gravity Falls seem like it’s not really a kid’s show?

-Wasn’t the Google logo amazing and  fun today?