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Not a Bad Evening

Enterprise was pretty good last night. It wasn't a sweeps episode really but what can you do? John Billingsley is a fabulous actor. (Why are the doctors of Star Trek almost always the best characters?) To that I must also add that wasn't it convenient that the one crewmember who's immune happens to be the doctor? Oh well... Was that scene with Phlox naked necessary? Why would his hallucinations tell him to sleep when we know Denobulans don't sleep aside from hibernating for like 48 hours every so often? If T'Pol was just a hallucination then what if there was a medical problem with the real one? Phlox apparently wasn't checking her. I'm not saying that's not realistic but I was just wondering. I loved that scene with Archer waking up and Porthos hoping up to see him. I could swear he was saying "That crazy man almost shot me!"

Guess what? I wrote like 1500 words last night! Hey! Considering I haven't written a word since the death of my muse in October I'm impressed and you should be too. I finished my "Loki's Revenge" story. Click the "Fan Fic Written By Me" link and check it out.

So I watched Saturday Night Live last night with friends, including Her, in the TV lounge in the basement. Christina Aguilera was actually pretty funny. (Or at least the writers were.) I absolutely love Horatio Sanz as Ozzie. Sanz isn't funny most of the time in my opinion, I reference the Walgreen sketch last night to give an example, but he was dead on there. And who knew Amy Poehler, who also isn't funny most of the time either but still hot, could do Sharon so well?

Ok, more comments about my love life. Just when I'm content to just let the matter drop, she appears everywhere. She appeared in my bathroom last night while I was brushing my teeth. Ok, she was in the TV lounge so that was the nearest bathroom but I didn't know that at the time. Are these signs from God or something or am I losing my mind?

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