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December 28th, 2011

Christmas with the family and a love letter to Matt Smith's face. [Dec. 28th, 2011|11:55 am]
Angela, Zolac no Miko
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[Current Location |Home, Hilo]
[Current Mood |lovedfull of Xmas cheer, aw yiss]
[Current Music |Moffat-era Doctor Who theme music]

I'm back! Sort of. It's definitely going to be a busy few days of holiday shenanigans with friends and family, but I'll at least occasionally be checking in.

O'ahu was awesome, as usual. I actually got to hang out with Maile, which, oh my god, it's been a few years. And I got to spend some time with Jen and Adam and Tommy, too, and stay up to 3 a.m. drinking Scotch and losing all my money at poker. So that was fun.

Mostly I hung out with family a lot and ate alarming amounts of food and set some stuff on fire (okay, mostly just wood, in a fireplace...and candles) and opened presents, and I bonded with an adorable teenager over Doctor Who and other nerdy things. And there was, of course, the requisite afternoon of hanging out in Pauoa with the Nerf arsenal shooting range and ping pong tournament (I think I've established myself fairly securely as the worst ping pong player in the family, although I didn't get a chance to prove myself against Nova). Aside from all of that it was a lot of quietly lounging around Granny's house, reading National Geographic and writing.

Also IT'S ACTUALLY BEEN SUNNY, HOLY CRAP. IT'S LIKE A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE.

Last night Mom and I got home in time to have a light dinner and open presents with Alex (the bro, not the bf... this is just always going to be awkward) and Nova. I ended up with SO MUCH FOOD I can't even (mostly candy), and Alex and Nova got me a new camera, because they love me. I also opened the packages from look_alive and platoapproved... platoapproved sent me lollipops and Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro and a mix CD I haven't had time to listen to yet and a whole pile of Batman swag– tiny notepads! Bat symbol bracelets! foam Batarangs!– because she loves me, and look_alive sent me OMG AMAZING DELICIOUS homemade caramel and toffee and a whole pile of Trader Joe's swag (LEMUR TEEEEEEEAAAA~!! :D) and a Patrick Stump tuxedo shirt, because omg she loves me.

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE~!!

Oh and I watched the Doctor Who Christmas episode last night. I was going to flail about it immediately, but there was a random blackout at, like, one in the morning that cut off my wireless signal, so I was forced to go to sleep, woe. Squee and spoilers under the cut.

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Happy civil rights spam [Dec. 28th, 2011|01:06 pm]
Angela, Zolac no Miko
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[Current Location |Breakfast table (I know it's 1 p.m., shut up.)]
[Current Mood |optimisticoptimistic]
[Current Music |Some song on Becca's CD... babe you gots to give me a track list plzkthx.]

Me again, back already, I know, but there was a thing in the paper about civil unions being legal in Hawai‘i starting January 1st. Yay! I've somehow completely failed at hearing about this before now, although to be fair I was still in Oregon when Abercrombie signed the bill. Also I never read the paper, ffff.

Anyway, it's not marriage (and seriously, wtf is taking us so long? I blame the high percentages of Catholics and Mormons in this state), and we've already got a lesbian couple suing the state because of it (and more power to them, somebody should), but I'm inclined to think that all progress is good progress, so I'm in a good mood about it.

My grandfather would be pleased. ^_^ (Or maybe he'd be grumpy that it's still not marriage, but this is more of a result than he got out of that other governor, so you and me, Grandpa, I guess we'll take what we can get.)

So anyway, yay progress! Hopefully we'll take that next step soon. COME ON HAWAI‘I, YOU CAN DO IT. I know you're a bit salty since the gays stole the rainbow, but this is the Aloha State, okay, let's not hold a grudge.
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