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Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday, January 16, 2021      13 comments

Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, an odd little musical movie from 1971, based on Rould Dahl’s novel of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Once upon a time, an eccentric candy maker. A young poor but honest boy, Charlie,Bucket a paperboy, ... Read more
Scream!
Friday, January 15, 2021      14 comments

I was working on my blog tonight. Working on the song. Hit the wrong spot & lost the blog, NNNNooooooo! Gonna stop now. Grrr Walked the dogs today. Slow, but we got the 2 miles in. Getting better every day. Hoping the weather stays nice. ... Read more
Three Godfathers
Thursday, January 14, 2021      13 comments

The 3 Godfathers came shooting in in 1948. Believe it or not, there was a time when John Wayne wasn’t always the best guy out there. I only saw movies where he was the heroic leader - as a cowboy or military man. So, imagine my surprise when I ... Read more
Thanks For Everything!
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      11 comments

I wanted to thank everyone that encouraged me since I got sick last week. I don’t remember the last time I got an URI (upper respiratory infection). . Haven’t had the flu in decades. This COVID-19 scared me. Yes, I know the yearly flu variants ... Read more
The Lion King
Tuesday, January 12, 2021      13 comments

I watched the 3d version of The Lion King yesterday & today. The original from 1994 (cartoon style), then the musical version when the tour hit Albuquerque (around 2000?), & the 3d version from 2019. This version used the same technique the lat... Read more
No movie tonight, check tomorrow
Monday, January 11, 2021      16 comments

After being in self-quarantine for 9 days, not walking the pups, making just over 5000 steps per day, I think I overdid the exercise today. Started with going to the V.A. hospital for COVID-19 testing. Man, they are organized! I parked in the em... Read more
Baby Boom
Sunday, January 10, 2021      18 comments

J.C Wyatt was a Yuppie, a Young Upwardly Professional (coined in 1980’0’s) She worked 70-80 hours a week. She had her shack up guy, similarly driven.She was heading to be the best of the professionals in Manhattan. NOTHING was going to break he... Read more
The Other Boleyn Girl
Saturday, January 09, 2021      17 comments

The Other Boleyn Girl is a historical romance in 2008. It danced, calculated & had the worst ending fora romance story ever. It was based on the book of the same name by Phillipa Gregory in 2001. The story tells the tales of the Boleyn sisters ... Read more
Happy Birthday Elvis!
Friday, January 08, 2021      15 comments

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on 8 January 1935. Officially, his death date was 16 August 1977. Some people believe he didn’t die then - that he was actually taken up by the space aliens. The true story is he was just tired, faked his own death, ... Read more
Boredom & the Internet
Friday, January 08, 2021      15 comments

Things I found on the Internet (& too much downtime) ... Read more
I Miss Walking My Dogs
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      15 comments

So, I’m still getting better in increments. Before the flu/cold/impending doom hit me, I noticed some shortness of breath. I usually walk the pups 2 miles, about an hour - walking the pups - who think they need to sniff &/or pee on weeds, small... Read more
A Day at a Time
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      15 comments

Put in a call to schedule a COVID-19 test. They didn’t get back to me. Slowly getting better, coughing getting less. Still using NyQuil to stop the runny nose. ... Read more
It’s Sumonurday, right?
Monday, January 04, 2021      15 comments

Losing track of time. Missed garbage day ... sigh. I think I’m on day 4. Neighbor across the street had COVID-19 early November. As she approached the fence (6 feet back), I told her I was sick - she immediately backed up to the middle of the st... Read more
Just a cold?
Sunday, January 03, 2021      16 comments

I’m pretty sure I just have a cold. Cough, sneezes, sinus pain. I could sleep for hours. No dog walks for 3 days so far. Doing some indoor walking [ boring! ... Read more
It’s Getting Better
Saturday, January 02, 2021      14 comments

Better, but not completely back. When I saw what I typed for yesterday’s blog title, I just laughed. Oh, well. No dog walk, no exercise. Talking a little time off. Y’all stay safe now! ... Read more

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