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Good heavens' people! Does LJ even *want* customers anymore? *headdesk*

Well, other than that rant, not much going on here. Niblet finished Shakespeare camp, where he spent two weeks working on acting, improv, etc. and having a thoroughly grand time. The two-week camp finished with an abridged production of Midsummer Night's Dream, where the kids chose their favorite acts, and re-wrote the dialog to reflect their understanding of its meaning, but framing it in their own context. So for example, when Helena and Hermia fight, the unfriend each other on Facebook. It was awesome!

Niblet played Lysander (one of the two lovers) and Operon, King of the Fairies. He did great! I know I am biased (parent's job, after all) but I really think he had the most presence of anyone on stage. I think I have an actor on my hands!

Otherwise, we are resting up from the amazing Midsummer party at a friend's house, hiding from the heat, and generally taking it easy. Oh, and I am selling two tracotrs on eBay. Uh, yeah, you read that right, LOL. DH works with an organic farm doing this and that, ond one of the things that needed doing was unloading two tractors. Being the resident eBay queen, this became my job. But hey, I get a handsome cut, so sure, I can sell tractors. So if you ever wanted a tractor, I can hook you up here!

Oh and I am playing the living daylights out of Neverwinter Nights 2. Love it, love it love it!

Date: June 24th, 2012 10:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
OMFG sounds so cute :)

Date: June 25th, 2012 07:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
off topic quickie comment-- awesome icon!

Date: June 26th, 2012 05:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That one is excellent as well. Ah-- fellow gleekers! =^D

Date: June 27th, 2012 11:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Thank you, hello to you too my fellow gleek.

Date: June 28th, 2012 09:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
:D right back at ya!

Date: June 29th, 2012 01:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
*giggling at icons*

Date: June 24th, 2012 10:37 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Shakespeare camp sounds great! What a cool opportunity for the kids.

Date: June 25th, 2012 12:04 am (UTC)
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Shakespeare camp sounds awesome! In high school, I went to nerd camp where we spent three solid weeks studying a college subject with real professors and whatnot. I took Shakespeare. We modernized Measure For Measure... Which I'm shocked they let me play a prostitute, but it was fun.

We chose our own scenes to act out. I also played a witch in Macbeth.

Date: June 25th, 2012 07:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
LJ has been dodgy all weekend.

It's possibly to do with the Midsummer/St John's Eve celebrations throughout Scandinavia, the Baltic and Russia (as I'm reliably informed by an Estonian friend) which is used as an excuse for the whole population of those lovely places to get rascally drunk for a weekend!

Perhaps LJ has a monumental collective hangover?

Date: June 25th, 2012 07:51 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I'm glad I got my dreamwidth copy of my livejournal!~

Glad to hear your summer is humming along thus far. =^)



Things I need to remember:
• Asking for help is not, as it turns out, fatal.
• Laughing is easier than pulling your hair out, and doesn't have the unfortunate side effect of making you look like a plague victim.
• Even the biggest tasks can be defeated if taken a bit at a time.
• I can write a paper the night before it's due, but the results are not all they could be.
• Be thorough, but focused.
• Trust yourself.
• Honesty, always.

Historians are the Cassandras of the Humanities