One funny thing is that my problem employee bought the same Halloween costume as I did. I teasingly told her she had a light blue fleece jacket after I got mine. I haven't seen her wear the fleece jacket since then and for work she got fangs and blood. She came as a vampire instead of a fallen angel. No one but her got upset that we had the same costume. Everyone else thought it would have been cute. Someone even suggested we should have been twin fallen angels.
During the last few weeks I've read Martin Dressler, Under the Banner of Heaven, and In Her Shoes. I've now begun Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words. You wouldn't think a dictionary is funny but this one is. I listened to Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim.
I've seen I Heart Huckabee's, Team America: World Police, The Corporation, the Donnie Darko Director's Cut, By the Bluest of Seas, African American with a Q&A with the director (Askia Holloway), The Polar Express, The Incredibles, Birth, and Since Otar Left. I was fortunate enough to get copies of the 4th season of Buffy and the 1st season of Angel. Unfortunately, my fines at the library keep racking up. I'm sure I owe them big time right now for my Angel DVDs. (My husband had picked it up from the library while I was out of town.)
Claire Denis was here in town for a conversation and I found it interesting. Her new movie was to be shown but she took it back to the editing room and wasn't done with it. I really liked listening to her discuss creativity and the act of making something from nothing.
Seeing Since Otar Left reminded me that I hope my husband does go through with his plans to take French lessons. Since early this summer I've wanted to go to France with him and if he knows some of the language it will be a big help.
The other night while watching TV I stumbled across NBC's The Biggest Loser. It was the third episode and it was nice for me to see overweight people taking steps to get things under control. I went looking for my aerobics video tape but I couldn't find it. I wonder if my husband threw it out thinking that I would never use it again. I think it was by Kathy Smith and I bought it in college. Some of my friends and I would do it together and once my mother even came to visit me in my dorm (this was in my Junior year) and worked out with me. I really liked that video.