- Saturday was Christmas Eve, so I went to my mom's house and hung out
with my family. Jeaux had rented a car to go see his family the next
day, so he was able to drive me to Mom's and came with me to eat the
dinner and share in the present extravaganza. My brother-in-law Mike
talked to Jeaux about video games, I chatted with my mom and sister
Lindsay, and then later my sister Patrica, brother-in-law Yusuke, and
nephew Ash came home from a party. We ate some food on the good china,
opened a bunch of presents, and ate a Yule Log cake I'd baked. It was a
great day, plus I got the final figure in the mail to complete my Funko
Pint Size Heroes Steven Universe collection. ;)
was Christmas, so I went to my mom's again. I played with my nephew for
a bunch of the morning--he can really tire you out. Then he went for a
nap so Sister P and I chose a brownie recipe to make, made two-tone
brownies, and played our ukuleles. Mike and Lindsay came over in the
evening after dinner and we hung out some more and watched Ash play with
toys. After the festivities, I had to go home and pack a suitcase,
because . . .
- Monday I went out of town to Madeira
Beach with my sister P, Yusuke, and Ash. Before we left I managed to get
some karaoke and ukulele recording done, and then we stopped in to have
lunch with my grandpa, visited my grandma in the home, and went on to
our vacation destination. It was a cute two-bedroom beach house and my
sister and I headed on out to buy groceries after we got settled. We
cooked dinner together--pasta--and also made a raspberry coffee cake and
an egg frittata. I played hide-and-seek with Ash.
I was using a vacation day to hang out at the beach with my family. We
had breakfast together, went to the beach and played in the sand (and I
finished reading a manga!), and had some people over (friends of my
sister and brother-in-law). We ate some delicious food and I did some
computer stuff while hanging out with them, and then when everyone
either went to nap or go to the beach, I stayed behind and did some
drawing and alone time. Later everyone came back and we had some light
dinner. I watched some cartoons with my nephew and Patricia and I played
ukulele again. So fun!
- Wednesday we left the beach
house. It was a nice little morning together but I was ready to be home.
I unpacked and chilled for a couple hours until Jeaux Day. Then Jeaux
and I walked over to McAlister's Deli and I had a great grilled cheese
sandwich with tomato. We watched some more episodes of People of Earth, and after he left I doodled fan comics.
I caught up on some graphics projects at work, caught up on vacation
stuff at home, and chatted to Victor on the phone while drawing my
- Friday I worked early and ended up by myself in the office for some of the day. I did some more graphics work, did some more file organization, and went to the grocery store on the way home. I processed my comic, cleaned up the clutter in my house, washed dishes, and made a new video for my writing channel.
- Finished this week: Eyeshield 21: Volume 26 by Riichiro Inagaki and Yusuke Murata. Five-star review.
- Currently reading: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares.
This week's performance was "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper.(Maybe bad quality because I did it on a different computer.)
Webcomic Negative One Issue 0607: "The Beginning of the End."
My latest writing video is about writing fanfiction, with some perspectives and discussions.
My latest unlisted ukulele video is "I Think I Need a Little Change" from Steven Universe.
And the beach mini-vacation:
And I'd like to introduce you to the cutest raspberry devourer ever.
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