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Big Damn Messenger Bag

looking13glass makes really nifty fan bags, and she was a pleasure to do business with. I got my Big Damn Heroes bag on Monday, and I'm tremendously pleased with it. She's working on some new designs at the moment: she plans to do one for Serenity, and one for Battlestar Galactica. I'm using it for my crochet materials, and I'm kind of tickled to combine two things I enjoy in one bag.

Speaking of Firefly, I've just let another co-worker in my department borrow my DVDs. If she becomes a fan (and if she doesn't, she'd be the first - my convert record is 100% so far), Browncoats will be the majority in my work area.

Watched John Cleese's Wine for the Confused tonight. Although I can't say that I really learned anything new about wine (I already knew about the Big Six grapes, that Pinot Noir is difficult to grow, that a high price doesn't guarantee a good wine, etc.), I was entertained. Cleese is just so warm in this -- it's truly like an old friend has made a video for you to help you along. He clearly loves his subject.

I would recommend it to people who are absolute beginners when it comes to wine, but I'd have to warn them about the DVD: it's apparently done by a small production company, and they put trailers at the beginning, one of which isn't clearly a trailer and is full of sexually explicit language. I don't have a problem with the language per se, but just the way it's done, I was momentarily confused and thought that they'd sent me the wrong movie. Just go straight to the top menu if you decide to rent it.

I'm still really enjoying Netflix. I love being able to just pop something like this in and watch it on my schedule.

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sailormur
Aug. 3rd, 2006 10:52 am (UTC)
Netflix
My timing is terrible with netflix. My hubby went out of town and right when he did, three things arrived from Netflix - two of them for him. :(
pointedview
Aug. 14th, 2006 05:44 am (UTC)
Re: Netflix
My timing is okay, but my problem is getting the spousal unit to leave City of Heroes long enough to watch whatever's arrived from the "Us" queue. :)
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