Here comes Auntie Mary. Break out the Colin Firth.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Bo Obama
My temporary neighbor, Bo Obama

Photo by Pete Souza from the White House blog

I'm heading to the WDC area for a week. My friend Racheal is one of the 5 1/2 people I know who are pregnant right now (one friend is having twins so I think she counts as 1 1/2). Racheal is on bed rest and her hubby is heading out on a business trip. I'm going to help her out and care for her kitty cats. I'm also loading up my suitcase with a collection of romantic comedy DVDs. How many times can we watch Colin Firth for 6 hours in Pride & Prejudice?

Racheal's having internet installation issues in the new place so I might not have internet access...and no, my phone isn't cool enough to have web access.

The shuttle is coming tomorrow at 4 am. Have I packed? No. What am I doing writing this?! Gotta go!

Take care and have a good week!
Mary the Food Librarian
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Susan Broman said... [Reply to comment]

Have a good time! Hopefully you can get out to the Newseum, even if that is one of the worst words ever.

Susan C said... [Reply to comment]

When I complained to a former boss about the AWFUL Winona Rider version of P&P, she promptly loaned me her six hours of the BBC DVDs. Bliss!

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

Have a great trip!!! I'm going up to SF for *two days* and have enough movies to last me a week. Geez. See ya when you're back!

Michele said... [Reply to comment]

It is so nice of you to do this for your friend!

Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

Enjoy it! this is a real cutie !

Pearl said... [Reply to comment]

have a fantastic, safe and fun trip!

Audrey said... [Reply to comment]

Was wondering for a minute if you were going to suggest a resemblance between Bo and Colin (same hair, maybe?) :)
Have fun!

AmyRuth said... [Reply to comment]

OMG truly a favorite movie of mine. I love CF in Bridget Jones, hilarious! Hope you have had a good visit and have had lots of giggles. Enjoy!!!

Mermaid Sews said... [Reply to comment]

Have a great trip, and seriously, Colin Firth is AWESOME. I love chick flicks.

Coco Cake Land said... [Reply to comment]

hi mary!! i've seen the BBC P&P a bunch of times too... my mom ordered it via the telephone on VHS, a long time ago, haha!! she now has it on DVD though...

have fun...

PS Bo The Dog is SO CUTE! lucky White House...

Cathy said... [Reply to comment]

Have a great trip! The only limit to CF watching is the hours in the day. Of course, certain scenes (lake, gazing as Elizabeth plays piano, dance, both proposals) will be watched multiple times, so that will skew the final numbers.

Irene said... [Reply to comment]

Did someone say Colin Firth? Oh, I am so crashing this party!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

That has to be the the most adorable dog I've ever seen.

How was your trip?

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