My Real Life

April 21, 2012

Things I’m Digging Today

1.  My student teacher, Jose, recently shared with me an awesome camera app for my iPhone.

It’s called “Paper Camera.”

It takes pictures with all kinds of cool effects.

I haven’t really explored all it has to offer, yet, but I’m working through it.

Here are a few shots I’ve taken with Paper Camera.

2.  The “Draw Something” app on my iPad.

I have to say, there is nothing funnier than watching people who you don’t normally watch draw things, attempt to draw things.

(And I’m sure it is quite entertaining for them to watch me try to draw things as well.)

In fact, one night, I received a text from my friend, Sharon, who was hanging with our friend, Ashley.

Sharon wrote “Watching Ashley watch your drawing is hilarious!”

Because, let’s face it, people…there’s a reason I’m not the art teacher.

Monkey in the Middle, of course, has about 15 games of every “With Friends” game going on with me at all times, and Draw Something is no different.

Except, I have no idea what he is drawing most of the time.

His mermaid was a square on top of a rectangle.

And can you guess what this is?

It was a hammer and a saw, you filthy people!

We laugh and it is a great, fun game to play with friends and family.

3.  Green tea.

I have always been a tea drinker.

Never liked coffee.

But, I’ve always loved tea.

No milk or cream, but with sugar.

These days, I don’t use sugar, but Stevia, instead.

And a few months ago, I switched from black tea to green tea, and man, do I love it!

I drink 3-4 cups a day.

Relaxing, delicious, and, apparently, good for you.

4.  The Girl Who Played With Fire

It’s the book that comes after The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

When Real Man and I watched the movie the other night, I was disappointed in the ending, and then I realized I had only read the first book.

Clearly, the ending set things up for a sequel, and so I decided to start reading the second.

So far, so good.  I’m liking the character development and am on the edge of my seat to see what happens with everyone involved.

It’s all starting to come together, which is the coolest part of a book…when the stories that have been told start to intersect.

5.  Seriously?


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