if lolsecretz was the mashing of my two favorite memes

then icanhazcheezburger has finally mashed one of those memes with... well... casa highland!

in an adorable string of pictures, a young man proposed to his sweetie on valentines day, by using his cat in lolcat photos. the cat had a mouse. and a ring box. and when i saw it that day, i thought "aw, those are the same ring boxes that jade uses".

then, in the follow-up, i learned that it *was* one of jade's ring boxes, as well as jade's ring.


and jade is a founding member of casa highland. we had two previous apartments we gave that name to, as we moved up and down the same street. the name finally settled here when i bought this house.

it's like being close to royalty!


a tale of two cities...

as i am coming down (or is that coming up?) from the depths of the post-superbowl depression, i try to remind myself that this is just one more step taken in the endless Boston-New York rivalry. we win, they lose. they win, we lose.

on the upside, i have discovered ryan parker, and he makes it all seem okay. this is my new favorite song: