This week, I’m joining Katy Upperman and some other awesome people and posting CURRENTLY.
Sharing the 1990s with my teenage brother. I dug out a few VHS tapes of ‘outtakes’ from my sophomore year, when I wrote, directed and starred in my first and only movie: DEAR DIARY.
Sadly (or thankfully), the movie is warped beyond watching, so we settled on ‘behind-the-scenes’ that mostly consisted of me and my friends flubbing lines and laughing hysterically.
My bro was most impressed by the fashion of the day, from a girl wearing JNCO jeans to my layers of clothing.
My morning routine was pretty much:
- Start with a long-sleeved shirt at least a size too large
- Add a t-shirt, a size larger
- Cover up further with a flannel or other button-up, but don’t button it because that would be lame
- Finalize with Dad’s 1970’s cardigan, made for a 6-foot tall, burly man, worn with pride by a 100-lb girl
- Then high-waist jeans and steel-toed combat boots and voila, 1990’s stylish!
I wonder how I, and many others, didn’t collapse from either heat stroke or the weight of two tons of fabric.
SUMMER OF SLOANE by Erin L. Schneider. I’ve been waiting for this book for forever, so I’m reading slowly and vicariously soaking up the Hawaiian sun and sand.
It’s not a pic without a cat in it!
Hubby and I are about halfway through the second season of DAREDEVIL. We are the slowest binge-watchers ever because we usually only get to an episode a week.
We watch a few other shows together, too, including GAME OF THRONES. You’d think after five seasons, I could remember names, but nope, I’m all, “Where did dragon lady go? Why doesn’t the king kid do something? When is that sociopath* going to get what’s coming to him/her?”
That could refer to many different people so it usually involves me pointing at the screen.
Whatever pops up on Spotify. I have a spring playlist, full of happy, sparkly jams (no vampires allowed), but the weather has been drizzly and unseasonably cool in Virginia and it makes me gravitate more to folksy stuff.
YA Buccaneers Spring Bootcamp!
I have lofty goals of finishing EMMA revisions by the end of June and I’m glad for accountability.
So much. I’ve got a couple of daytrips tentatively planned with my younger bro over the next few months and also:
INDEPENDENCE DAY 2! Holy crap, THIS MOVIE IS ALMOST HERE and if you know me, you know I’ve been waiting for this for approximately 20 years.