Friday, March 2, 2007

Smorgasbord? Can you believe that's how you really spell it?...

My 13 year-old wrote a poem for/about a friend who she used to hang out with but is now a pothead....she entitled it "What Happened To You?"...needless to say my husband and I now secretly joke about writing a poem called "You suck!" or "I'm sorry you're so stupid" or whatever other funny thing we can think of at the moment. There is just something funny about angst-ridden teenagers writing poems...

School has been cancelled the past 2 days because of more snow and ice. Even the shopping mall, day care centers, local dairy and local factories have shut down and/or closed early due to the weather. While watching the public closings/notices that inevitably scroll across the bottom of the TV screen in winter in Minnesota I read that the "American Guild of Organists Saturday Spring Tune up is cancelled." I thought that was pretty funny especially when I dramatically told my husband the news... But I don't think anything could top the fact that the local churches cancelled their "National Day of Prayer" festivities. I said "Hey Jeff, don't bother praying tomorrow. They cancelled the national day of prayer---even God is snowed in."

Jeff and I watched a movie a couple of nights ago called "Kinky Boots". Now don't go getting all judgmental on me here...it was rated PG-13 and is about a man who inherits a failing shoe company and has to find a new niche in the market or go bankrupt. So---he starts making sexy boots for drag queens that are made to withstand a man's size/weight...hence the title "Kinky Boots". It was really, really good. It was super funny, but had great depth as well. It dealt with acceptance---not just of others but about accepting yourself too. We both highly recommend it and will be buying it for our DVD collection. Not many DVD's make it that far...typically we Netflix them and send them back...the ones that get purchased are special.... :)

Well, I better scoot...I'm writing this from work...yes, technically it is a no-no, but it is snowing and dreary and half of the office isn't here due to the weather...Fine! I feel guilty now. Are you satisfied?...anyways...hope your day is just ducky!

2 comments:

Katherine said...

I just found your blog while reading Indexed. When I read that your loves are quotations and honesty I was hooked. I will now be looking forward to reading your entries.

I especially loved the quote about the energy expended to seem normal. I will look forward to more of your thoughts on depression. Thank you

Elsie said...

Interesting to know.