the weird chick

Wine and Tubs

January 10th, 2014

And a choir of angels descended from the heavens above…

So I’m 23 today. Super old, I know. To celebrate, the boy and I have gone to Canada’s wine country: Niagara-on-the-Lake. We passed dozens of little wineries on the way here. Does anyone know why there are so many wineries here? Is it just a thing people decided a long time ago just because?

I don’t like wine. I find it bitter, or sour, or just plain bad. I can do fruity wines, the ones that taste like juice and really aren’t “wine”, and cost $6 a bottle. Those are good. But if it’s available somewhere fancy, and someone would swish it around his mouth and talk of notes and the proper glass shape to allow aeration, I don’t like it. So while I came to “wine country”, I have not gone to a single winery.


Ice Storm

December 28th, 2013

We had an ice storm here yesterday. There are bits of broken, frozen trees littered all over the place. It looks really cool. Maybe I’ll get some pictures once the sun rises. It’s just started to thaw now, and it sounds like nature ate a big bag of pop rocks. I recorded the sound, but I have to figure out how to post it here! It’s a really neat sound to hear when you’re standing outside at 3am.

Earlier that day, the boy and I found ourselves in a dollar store. They have some interesting things in dollar stores. For example…