This weekend was crazy busy for us. Lots of errands to be run. We missed the KCC Farmer's Market (where I usually buy fresh herbs and veggies from) and opted to hit the Sunday market at Manoa Marketplace. Thankfully, the deals are comparable and the selection is decent. Hit the neighboring Safeway for all the last of our groceries like bread, tofu, dry spices, etc. I'm hoping to try a number of vegan/vegetarian dishes on KS. (Source of inspiration is here)
Hawaii has a few health food markets (Down to Earth and Umeke being the two coming to mind first) and finding specialty ingredients can be difficult. I had to hunt down "nutritional yeast" and "tofutti cream cheese". No luck with the later. I'm also looking for small bottles of Vegemite, but no luck here either. Might have to mail order those guys. *sigh*
In other news, we had to make the drive out to Kaneohe a couple times to talk to representatives from the Windward Mall Borders. I tried contacting them earlier about possibly selling our nemu*nemu books there, but it seems like our contact information... mysteriously was misplaced. (read: discarded/lost, I gather.)
So I tried again this weekend and lo-and-behold, I got in touch with the right people. :D So now, the great news - we have copies of nemu*nemu Volume 1 & 2 at the Windward Mall Borders. Hurrah! We also restocked copies at the Ward Borders. It's really good to know that our books are selling! Yay!
Other bad news - I just got my very first jury summons. I've been wondering when they'd get around to me... I put in my request to be deferred. I have my oral implant surgery the week before and I'm supposed to be down-and-out for at least a week following. I'm trying my best to get my buffer back in shape so I can ride out these times without worrying about my upcoming updates. This really isn't going to help.
My month-long period is still in effect. I called my OBGYN for advice and he prescribed Ibuprofen tablets. Supposedly higher doses of the stuff help to alleviate bleeding. I'm not sure if it's "slowing down" or not. Can't wait for my body to regulate itself again.
I've also been listening to classical music again. Partially due to me listening to select tracks (like.. 2?) from Nodame Cantabile and slowly reading through the comic. Can't quite say I'm hooked on the series yet, but there are some really great moments. ^^
Lastly! Remember I mentioned that I won the Beri-Kyu Idol Contest that morningberryz hosted on her blog? (Momoko won- yay!) Anyhoo, the grand prize was a copy of the Berryz Kamen vs. Cutie Ranger Nakayoshi Battle Concert Tour 2008. :D Thanks everyone who helped vote! I opted for the Berryz version of the DVD extras. I just got it in the mail this past weekend! I haven't had time to watch it (I think KS is cringing at the thought... XD;;), but we just got a new TV (to replace our broken one) from Costco, so this might be the most opportune time to view it~ XD Yay!
Initial pre-viewing thoughts: 1) I don't really like Miyabi's hair style for this show and 2) Captain Saki is quickly rising as one of my favorite H!P KIDS. I hear she has a dance-off with Saki N. for one of the performances. I think she totally rocked it right for High King. I wish she were pushed to the front more often. Just a passing thought.
Today's Comic: Speechless
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