Up for air

4 March, 2012
Rat Fink

Saturday was not fun. Mavis and I did some shopping yesterday, which was a real bright spot, but other than that, there was no joy. However, today is different. Oh wait…today is all work, too.


I’m supposed to have company later this morning — maybe that will brighten my day. Ever have one of those mornings when even going back to bed doesn’t seem to be a viable option? I think it’s just that time of the year. It happens. Ah well…nothing that a café mocha won’t fix. Be right back.

And there we go. I was going to review The Rum Diary for you this morning, but decided against it — mostly because it left me not really caring. It was mildly entertaining (it’s Johnny, after all, luvs), but overlong. Depp gave too many Jack Sparrowish puzzled-and-grossed-out looks; the plot was fractious, the bad guys stereotyped…basically a disappointment. Blah.

But hey, there’s always The Godfather II. Turned on the set at 10:00 last night, and there it was on AMC. Nice way to end the evening!

And, in case you don’t frequent Facebook for my pithy updates: we’re almost there. :-)

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4 March, 2012 9:49 am

I’m so sorry you’re feeling blue today!! I did enjoy shopping with you, yesterday. You’re a wonderful” personal shopper!” Things are going to get better,luv. Keep your heart pointed at the people that love you, and keep it open for others that will. YOU. ARE. AWESOME!!!! Turn that frown upside down! Don’t make me walk over there! (ok, maybe not) I love you!!! ReplyRat Fink Reply:March 4th, 2012 at 6:00 pmHey Muzzavis — the day got brighter as it went along! Got some visiting in, some work done…now I don’t feel so craptastic. And if you’re wandering away from the… Read more »

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
4 March, 2012 12:44 pm

I went and saw The Rum Diary with old George and felt similar about it. However the longer I go from having seen it my feeling about it improves a little. It may have been more disappointing if I had seen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas but I have not. Mad Men..HURRAY!!! I’ll be waiting till I can watch the whole season at once but I’ll look forward to getting your impression of it ahead of time. Good luck with de werk. ReplyRat Fink Reply:March 4th, 2012 at 6:04 pmCan’t wait for MM!! I wonder if Netflix will make… Read more »

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
5 March, 2012 1:57 am

I think overall you are more right than wrong about The Rum Diary. Sometimes that kind of thing can add up to something but in this case mostly not. It may have just been better than other movies I saw around the time and maybe thats why I was thinking better of it.