NIkon D5100. Upgraded my entry level D40 to this bad boy- saved money by buying only the body, since I already had lenses. Enough of an upgrade to make me LOVE it, and has the same sensor as the next level up model but not the features (probably wouldn't use them). Maybe not the right camera for YOU, but this one was just what I needed right now.
"The Great Courses." Lectures on many topics by top notch scholars. Great for long drives or relaxing in bed before sleeping. Expensive, but the sales are good and there's always a sale. Be prepared for a TON of catalogues if you buy from them though.
Kecap manis- thick, sweet soy sauce from Indonesia. Not easy to find, and you can substitute brown sugar and soy sauce mixed together, but it's wonderful to have on hand for stir fries and dipping sauces.