June 13th, 2007

Five random things, as they say:

  1. The cats love to sleep in my daughter’s room, but only when she’s gone. They’re both in there right now, one on the chair and one on the bed.
  2. I found a tomato plant growing out of a slit in the side of my composter bin. I have no idea how that happened. I tried gently wresting it free and planting it in the herb garden yesterday, but it’s looking droopy and sad, so I don’t think it’s going to make it.
  3. My iBook died (so did my iPod, but that’s another random thing). It’s almost time for me to buy a new computer (scheduled for the end of the summer), but apparently Apple stopped making the iBooks, and now they make something called MacBook which I distrust. I’m wondering if I should try to buy a refurb iBook, if I should wait for Leopard to come out, if I really ought to get a MacBook pro instead.
  4. I did an experiment where I didn’t use the dryer at all for weekly laundry about three weeks ago. I discovered that the only thing I hate having line dried is towels (they get all stiff). I’m not going to completely stop using my dryer of course, but I’m pretty pleased about using it less.
  5. Today I will make the first pesto of the season and mix it with fresh pasta, new potatoes and green beans for dinner. This is a staple warm weather meal at our house (like yoghurt soup or brats + corn on the grill). I love pesto.

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