June 27th, 2007

self portrait

Wednesday plans

I have a phone interview in the morning. 11:00 a.m. to be exact. This will be with for a Web Project Lead contract position with a big company in the east metro. (Their name is one less than 4N.) It looks like a perfect position for my skills and experience so I hope the interview goes well. I had an in-person interview on Monday for a Business Analyst position in Plymouth. That interview went well so we'll see how things progress on both fronts.

In the afternoon, I'm going to pop out to the Lagoon Cinema to see Daywatch, the sequel to Nightwatch that I saw last year. Both are based on novels from a trilogy of modern Russian fantasy. Nightwatch had spectacular visuals and a very good story so I'm looking forward to Daywatch and the third installment of the trilogy.

After that, I'll pop back home and watch the Twins play their third game against the Toronto Blue Jays on the TiVo. Still waiting for Frank "the Big Hurt" Thomas to get his 500th home run; the Twins have been successful in keeping him in the park in the last two games.
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My garden plans

So I've decided to kill my lawn. I was going to do this early this summer but I've been reading up on some alternatives to replace the lawn and it looks like late August to late September are the best times to plant them.

So now my plan is to Round-Up a big chunk of a my front lawn and replace it with these slow-growing fescues and perhaps mix in some regular prairie grasses and wildflowers for variety.

My plan for expanding my existing prairie plantings by smothering along the border with newspaper and adding new plants seems to be working well. The plants I picked up at the Friend's School sale are doing well. I'm going to look into propagating some of my existing plants to further that process.