Holly’s Life

Triumphs and Tribulations of moi

Archive for April, 2006

Gas $

Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2006 @ 8:08 am in News | No Comments »

Helleluiah (sp?) Let’s hope this may actually make some sort of change!
But if that doesn’t work, we could always learn how to harvest energy from black holes (Mmm hmmm, right.)
“If you could make a car engine that was as efficient as one of these black holes, you could get about a billion miles out […]

Weekend

Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2006 @ 11:20 am in Daily | 2 Comments »

Sammy, Shannon, Dave, my sister (Sarah), Chris, Philo, and I all headed out to Prairie Meadows to see some of the first horse races of the season. It was a lot of fun - I didn’t bet on any horses (didn’t feel motivated to learn the complicated structure of horse bidding) but most other […]

Faux Pas

Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2006 @ 7:30 am in Daily | No Comments »

Oh mah God, Becky.
I dressed in low-light this morning, just w/ my bathroom light and bedside lamp on. I bought new capris last weekend in several colors….I didn’t realize until I got in the fluorescent-lighted building that is work that I’m wearing my black capris……with brown shoes.
Noooooooo!

Lucky Number Slevin

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2006 @ 7:25 am in Daily | No Comments »

Go see it, we loved it. The writing is really quick and funny. I was able to predict some things, but not others. Some parts were a little cliche, but it’s hard not to have that in movies nowadays. Anyway, it’s good good good

I want one

Posted: Tuesday, April 18th, 2006 @ 7:23 am in Daily | No Comments »

traffic

Wow

Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2006 @ 11:06 am in News | No Comments »

Some people have a dream

Omaha/Zoo

Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2006 @ 9:29 am in Daily | 3 Comments »

A bunch of us went to the Omaha Zoo this past Saturday. I could write all about it, but Sammy already did, so I’m going to link to his site where you can read about it if you want…thanks Sammy!
We got back to Des Moines around 2:30am Sunday morning and spent the […]

Success!

Posted: Friday, April 14th, 2006 @ 2:11 pm in Events | 2 Comments »

It looks as though Chris and I have found a place to get married!!
On Wednesday night we headed down to Cumming where a lady bought an old Catholic church (that parish built a new church) and is turning it into a wedding chapel. It seats up to 250 (perfect), was built in 1890 and […]

Ironic

Posted: Friday, April 14th, 2006 @ 2:05 pm in News | 1 Comment »

Tornadoes hit Iowa City last night which I knew nothing about until I got into work this morning.
As I was thinking more about it, for some reason, I thought of how every state has a rivarly between the U of State school and the other big state school - for us it’s the University of […]

Links

Posted: Wednesday, April 12th, 2006 @ 2:53 pm in News | No Comments »

Very cool