Wow, I suck as a blogger, eh?  Over two months since my last post and only four since July.  Ugh.  

Let's start again, shall we?  Here's a little update and an offer at some excuses as to why posts have been sparse:

First of all, I got married at the beginning of October.  Woot!  But that took up the vast majority of our time.  In fact, we're just starting to remember what it is like to NOT have a wedding to plan and not come home to our version of Martha Stewart's workshop, with tables covered with ribbons, stamped cards, things to fold and stuff to cut.  I thought that planning a wedding would provide lost and lots of good material for blogging, which it probably did, but I really only had time for three posts

So between our wedding and me being in the wedding party of a friend a month before ours, things were pretty hectic this past summer.

Secondly, after the wedding comes the honeymoon!  We had a great TWO WEEK trip, going to Las Vegas, then Lost Angeles and Malibu, then driving up the Pacific Coast Highway to San Francisco and Napa/wine country.  That WILL provide some fodder for some posts once I get my head around it all and sort out some photos I'd like to post. 

So besides wedding related stuff, what have I been up to?  The usual: reading, listening to music, cooking, NOT blogging…  a couple of highlights of stuff that I'm into recently:

  • Posting and reviewing on

  • Speaking of reading, the last few books I've read have been: "Good Omens" by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, "The Ridiculous Race" by Steve Hely and "The Watchmen" by Alan Moore

  • Currently reading: "The United States of Arugula " by David Kamp

  • Also been poking around on (for foodies) and JamsBio (for music obsessives).  Also finally starting to understand Facebook.  Kind of.

  • Saw Ryan Adams for the second time back at the beginning of September.  Great show!

  • Enjoying the new Ryan Adams CD, Cardinology and the new Metallica CD, Death Magnetic.  Also enjoying heavy rotation in off the iPod: Ryan Adams, The Shins, The Raconteurs, Tool, Cream, and my annual Halloween mix featuring Iron Maiden, Type O Negative, Motley Crue and a few other "scary" metal songs.

  • Catching up on TV: Mad Men, The Amazing Race, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Dirty Sexy Money, Survivor, Kitchen Nightmares, and looking forward to Top Chef starting in a few weeks and Lost starting up in January.

So that about wraps up what I've been up to recently… I promise I'll start to post more often now!!