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20 February 2012 @ 05:40 pm
in more cool stuff in my neighborhood  
I try to walk myself and the dog past these steps every day or so, just because they're so pretty (and steps! good for the butt! even if we both take them slow!) Tonight at the base of the steps there was a written message that was so sweet I had to share. I have no idea who the writer is, but I think the sentiment is quite lovely.






It reads:
someday, someone will come along and you'll realize
why it never worked out with anyone else.

You're like a DREAM...

- AA + LJ



Isn't that just sweet?? I love my neighborhood!

And in other things, those of you who loved cracked out 70s science fiction movies (and really, I can't think of a single one of you who doesn't, right?) last night I watched Zardoz:



which miraculously (fabulously!) has Sean Connery running around in a red diaper and thigh-high leather boots. SO WORTH IT! Just so you know though, in the future, there are no bras. I watched it with mechassninja an our friend Tebo (just call us two bottles of white and a bottle of red ladies), and had like seriously the most fabulous time. Even during the forty minutes of technical difficulties we had to deal with because the world wants us to PAY for the ability to video chat with three windows. Anyway, Tebo was the one who already knew how absolutely marvelous this film was, and so she inflicted introduced it to us. There was so much laughing in the first 15 minutes that I think one of us peed her pants a little. Just, fair warning, if you do try and track this down, be drunk when you watch it. Then the ending may make some strange sort of sense.

Ok, so that was the fun and (un?)productive side of the weekend. On the other side I gave the dog a bath, then cleaned the house (particularly the be-dogged bathroom), finished grading half the essays I have for tomorrow, and read a book about poverty in New York written in the 1880s. So far, so good. Oh, and I made mini-quiches to take for breakfast next week. Num.

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missus_gracemissus_grace on February 21st, 2012 06:57 pm (UTC)
Love the sentiment written in chalk. From a wise person, indeed.

Now you've got me intrigued by the idea of Sean Connery in a red diaper and thigh high boots. MUST SEE NOW!
my monkied brain: xander - excitedkatekat1010 on February 22nd, 2012 06:17 am (UTC)
From a wise person, indeed.

I totally agree!

and a red-diapered Sean Connery is not to be missed! Let me tell you!! lolz, just know going into it that if you go into it sober, you will probably be reaching for some kind of libation by the end. also don't expect it to make, like, a lot of sense? if you go into it expecting nonsense it will totally work. :D