Headlines for Monday:
|B||X||@0900-1000 IBM call : E-Mail from Julie Waterhouse|
|A||X||Write paper for FIS|
|B||X||Register for BSCW : E-Mail from Tony Lemmens|
|B||X||Play around with ejabberd : E-Mail from Jason Foster|
|B||X||Look into Jabber and IRC : E-Mail from Jason Foster|
1. CookOrDie: Meatball mishaps: 00:22
You live, you learn. =) The meatballs were edible, though, and properly cooked all the way through. They were just not as crunchy or juicy as I remembered. I cooked some spaghetti, threw six meatballs into the bowl, and tossed the spaghetti with tomato sauce. I then microwaved everything for a minute to get the sauce nice and hot. It was an acceptable dinner. And yes, Mom, I took my vitamins. =)
I scrimped on the ground beef because I also wanted to cook ground beef with garlic and onions for the pita pocket lunch I intend to have tomorrow. Let's see how that turns out.
2. Traditions: 00:33
I wanted a balintawak, too, but I couldn't find any inexpensive ones.
I guess it's the kind of thing that needs a seamstress. =) Maybe I'll
have one made when I go back. Or maybe I'll have several. White?
Black? Red? Printed?
I've also figured out how to wear a malong as a skirt. Along the way, I had an aha! moment. I finally understood the pleating instructions for the sari my mom bought me a long time ago, as I found myself pleating the malong and tucking it in the same way.
I still have no idea what else I can do with the malong. Sleeping bag? Check. Blanket? Check. Shawl? Check. But I know it can be worn as a decent-looking dress. I just have no idea how to do it without looking like I'm walking around wearing a blanket. Would anyone have step-by-step instructions for, say, the malong-malong dance?
I love dressing up in costume. It's a way for me to connect to home... =)
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