Saturday, February 16, 2019

Good Lord!


Well, the curse of 2019 continues.
August started getting a cold again a few days ago (which he probably picked up in one medical office or another) and now I have it too. We both feel puny and tired and are congested and it's like some sort of Nightmare Groundhog Day.
This is so unusual for me. I hardly ever get sick but this year it's been one thing after another.
Oh well.
I slept some this afternoon and then I finally watched Coco. Have y'all seen this? From all of the praise it's gotten from people I know, I thought it was going to be a transcendent experience and that I would be sobbing my eyes out for half of it. At least.
But no.
It was pretty good. Not bad. Seriously okay. I did like the extremely Mexican viewpoint of it and a lot of the scenery (can you call it scenery when the movie is animated?) was totally Mexican. I could have sworn it was "shot" in the neighborhoods of Cozumel. So that was fun. And I loved the ancient Abuela. I did tear up at the very end but there was no sobbing involved on my part.
But, I can cross that off my bucket list.

So I really did not do anything today. I read some, I slept some, I watched a movie.
Hoo-boy. Really tearing it up in the world here lately.

I sure wish I had something interesting to say but I just don't.
And that's the way it is sometimes.
I'm boring myself here so I'll just say good-night and that I hope all is well with all of you.

Love...Ms. Moon


13 comments:

  1. For no obvious reason whatsoever I have been tearing up all day. I guess it's just a 60s (both of age and the old times) thing. I am having my fiftieth high school reunion this year and it is such a sad/happy time. I'm not ready to be one of the elderly population. In my heart and soul, I am still a rebel and a 'hippie', how hard it is to be considered an old person. I have the heart of a young 'un.

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  2. Oh, Dianne! I understand. I do. I truly do. I look at myself, my skin, my face, the gnarling of my fingers, and I cannot believe that this is me. Somehow I keep expecting to wake up to the "real" me. I think we need to all talk about this more. To share, to admit, to laugh if possible. And we need to keep these rebel hearts of ours. To the end.

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  3. Like I said to Ellen about her heart thing- We've got shit to do, so be well, be strong, no matter what the damned mirror says, it's a liar! You will be well soon, little kid germs are the worst and will get you every time...I steer clear. Your blog is the closest I get to the little ones.

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  4. I sympathize because I have whatever upper respiratory crud is going around and the coughing is driving me crazy. I hope you and August feel better soon.

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  5. Oh brother! Hope you get better soon. I haven't even heard of "Coco." Clearly I am out of the loop.

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  6. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz... What? Ugh? Is the blogpost over?
    I hope you are feeling better soon Grandmaw!

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  7. Hope you're feeling better soon.

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  8. oh yeah, kid germs. I hope this one is short lived. I did nothing yesterday as well because it never cleared up or warmed up and was cold overcast and wet all day. so far the same for today.

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  9. I did like Coco, but I didn't sob either. I did think of you as I watched it, though. Other people probably did too, which is why it came to you so hyped. I'm sorry you're not feeling well. I have been feeling puny too (thank you for that word, it's perfect). Today, I am on the mend. I am sick about posting about the world in which we find ourselves, and yet, it's so pervasive, you know? Love you, woman.

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  10. I hope August is feeling better, too!

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  11. I hope you and August will get better soon.

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