Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I guess it's spring



I wasn't entirely convinced that the Robins and Canada Geese weren't a little premature in their return to this area.
However, these pretty little purple flowers have sprung up all over the place here AND I spent half an hour on the weekend throwing a toilet paper roll at a mosquito that found its way into my apartment and kept landing just out of reach on the walls. So I guess I'm convinced. Not convinced enough to put my parka into storage, mind you.

What else did I do this weekend? Well, I'm glad you asked. Along with mosquito extermination and having a lovely visit with my parents and some sandwiches which they ever so thoughtfully brought from the best little sandwich joint in my hometown, I got to talk with this gentleman about electric trains for about 10 hours:



It could have been annoying since I typically like to keep my weekend assignments as short and sweet as possible, except for the fact that I'm such a sucker for enthusiasm. I love how passionate people can be about sharing their hobbies.
Even if that hobby is collecting toasters.

7 comments:

Elle Bee... said...

Aw, that guy is so cute!

Mr. Apron said...

It's nice when people have socially acceptable fetishes.

Especially if you have to be in rooms alone with them.

Sarah said...

Elle: I know! It just seems like he probably hit retirement and was like, "Ah yes, now where was I?" and picked up right back where he started.

Mr. A: Indeed.

peterdewolf said...

I'm a sucker for passionate people too.

You thought the toilet paper roll was the best way to take care of the mosquito?

Sarah said...

peterdewolf: Ha ha. Hey now. I was tired and there were limited resources I could reach without taking my eyes off the little creature!

insomniaclolita said...

Awwww so cute the way people can be so passionate about things that might seem unusual for others.:)

Roshan said...

That brings back memories of me playing with this huge train set that an uncle gave me for my 8th birthday. I was so into it at that time.