The day after the fourth of July

The day after the fourth of July

The day after the fourth of July

It’s July Fifth, feels a lot like Monday, and hot out. The air is a sticky gray, and I somehow made it to work. I can’t even remember dressing in the bathroom. I swore when I left my house that I was going to be careful because driving while barely awake is dangerous. With the days’s food piled in my lunchbag, I walked inside the building. It was hopeless, and I was in sandals. The elevator was too empty to bear, never mind keep awake in; I didn’t even have head space because of sleep deprivation… I leaned against the

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List of 100 movies you must see before you die

List of 100 movies you must see before you die

Movie watching is one of the ways some authors get ideas to write books, because let’s face it, there ain’t nothing new under the sun so far as plotlines go. But it’s how an author puts their twist or spin on a plotline that makes the difference. And really, imaginations are limitless and so there are a lot of ways to movies to make a book. According to IMDb this is the list of 100 movies you should see before you die. They are in order as listed on the IMDb page., but they say this movie listing is “…not

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Three things I learned from Gravity, the movie

I watched Gravity with Sandra Bullock last night and here are a few takeaways. First off, I know that most people go to watch movies for the entertainment value derived from it. I get that. But most writers watch for information from the screenwriter. Clues and cues on how to do it. At least that is what I think. I watched Gravity with a warning from my daughter that it was a total nail-biter. And she wasn’t kidding. The writers put the character’s butt up in a tree (a space station actually) and set proverbial bears loose to climb it.

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Dolphin Rescue

Y’all know how much it means to me for animals to be treated fairly and to be loved… well, here is a good Samaritan rescuing a dolphin. Click on the link…Youtube is not allowing me to embed it. http://youtu.be/2gvgkHSyKFE ucumari / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

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What I am doing today

Usually on Sundays, I am pretty lazy and easy going. Not today. Today, I have to get Christmas into full gear. WE ONLY HAVE 9 DAYS LEFT!!!!! *Insert racecar engine roar* This is my list for today: 1. Eat. Yes, sometimes I do that-but on days that are way busy, I have to remind myself. 2. Buy groceries. I need to buy stuff to make cookies for tomorrow at work. We always have a treat day after a period end close and tomorrow is the day and it is all about holiday cookies/goodies. Bring your best, the director said.(I have

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