In my defense... my kids are all away. I'm having a week off work. And everything was half price.
I slept til 11 am.
And somehow managed to get to the theater to meet a friend in time for the noon showing of:
Which was good but not good enough to bring tears to my eyes. I was moved however to put the book onto my "to be read" pile. So that's something. Regardless, I would recommend it as a good family movie option ...
After we had lunch, she went off to have another turkey dinner while I went off to have dinner with another friend. Then three of us went back to the theater to watch:
Then I came home and finished reading:
Which had me captivated from the first chapter. Holy cow. What a gruesome premise for a book. What a great story. It's the first book in a trilogy and the other two books have already been written. So I know what I'm reading next. And next again.
And now? At 2:30 am? I'm watching the third Lord of the Rings movie.
I love Christmas break.
Three things I'm thankful for.
1. A day with no rain.
3. A house that still smells like a Christmas tree.