Grabbing for the good… page 162

Day 271 – 12/11/2020

Our weather change has arrived in temporarily-benign form… high of 45º today, in the 30s tomorrow, and 20s on Sunday, with chances of rain and maybe snow throughout. The good-idea man decided that on a wet chilly morning, making the Saturday breakfast on Friday would be just the ticket, and that man was so right. It was perfect, and he knows how to keep me quiet for a while…

Last night we watched the 2010 remake of “True Grit” with Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, et.al., which neither of us had ever seen. Wow, what fun. Can’t go wrong with Coen Brothers! And Kim thought he’d seen ALL their stuff. Hailee Steinfeld was luminescent in this one, the writing is stellar, and, well… that cast.

After my usual foray into Facebook and Twitter this morning, and catching up on the headlines, I’m already taking evasive measures against the Blue Meanies, lest they crash my day for me. Cousin Michael passed this along…

Helpful…

The asparagus ferns on the balcony finally succumbed to cold temps and the fact that we forgot to water them, so we cut the planters free this morning and Kim hauled them down to the bin. They went above and beyond this year, and the balcony looks naked without them. Don’t think we’ll be spending a lot of time out there in the immediate future, though, so we’ll get over it.

Borrowing some inspiration from my North Dakota friend Steve Gelder this morning because despite what I’ve seen and read in my first hours awake, I can’t afford to spend today crying.

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Dee A Poe
    Dec 12, 2020 @ 15:07:46

    Not really any better, more like worse. Keep a good thought for us, this is rough stuff.

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  2. Dee A Poe
    Dec 11, 2020 @ 23:44:52

    First of all – I really enjoyed the remake ofTrue Grit, too. Not my usual genre, but as you said the cast really made it so great.
    Second, these are literally the best memes I’ve seen for a long time, maybe EVER!! I’ve poached a couple, and will be sharing them on my FB page soon. Made me laugh, so I gotta share the funnies!!
    Thanks!

    Liked by 1 person

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