Monday, March 26, 2007
I’m getting pretty antsy for vacation which is coming up for me the end of this week. Other than that, there is a definite lull here. The quiet before the storm I am sure. There was a funeral today for a previous executive here at the studio. A lot of the top level executives went so there weren’t many phone calls or emergencies while they were all out. It is good to see how they do stick by each other here, even though the business itself is pretty ruthless. There is a human quotient to Hollywood, even though the most touching thing we usually see from it is their movies.
Friday, March 23, 2007
Monday, March 19, 2007
We went to Leo Carrillo State Park for St. Patrick’s day and played around in the tide pools. I was amazed at all the things we saw there. Fish, Crabs, Hermit Crabs, Starfish, Octopus’, Sea Lions, Dolphins, Whales, Coral, Shrimp, Sea Urchins, Anemones, sea slugs etc. It was a little overcast but that didn’t stop my sons from splashing around in the cold water and getting covered head to toe in sand. I really enjoy days like that! And just because I thought you needed a laugh today…look, Cowboy Monkey!
Monday, March 05, 2007
So, I never started writing my novel but my parents are in town so we’re gonna eat lasagna. How that pertains I have no Idea. I am missing a screening of the new movie 300 this Thursday, which I guess is OK considering this is a movie I should really not like but for some reason really want to go see. The New York Times wrote an article about the political implications people are putting on the film even though the writer and director are pretty much saying, “uh…no…but you can believe what you want to.” Also, we did our taxes the other day and found out we’re getting a pretty hefty federal return, but that’s all getting taken away by how much we owe in state taxes. Oh well, we were excited for a little bit.
Friday, March 02, 2007
I am going to start writing a novel. Why, you may ask? Because I feel like it. For some reason I have been itching to do something creative recently, and most of my time is tied down to work. The only thing I can do to expand my creative prospects has to be done at the computer. I would write the next great movie script, but every other writer is doing that in Hollywood and I don’t have final draft.* All that is left is either a novel, or poetry, but I have too much respect for poetry to slander that medium. Who am I kidding, I probably won’t get around to it at all…heck, I’m not even that good of a writer. BTW, I just saw a tally count of the words ‘dawg’ vs. ‘pitchy’ that are said on American Idol. So far it’s 21 to 17 in favor of ‘dawg’.