Sunday, October 04, 2009

Checking in

Hello, hello. I don't have much to say, just figured I should write a post and let people know I'm not dead.

My week was pretty busy with work, which is a good thing because I sold a house this week, so yay! I can't say much about it for privacy reasons, but I'm happy to have a deal coming together, that's always a nice thing.

Yesterday Alan and I had a little date night, which was nice. We went to Mexico Lindo for supper, and rented The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. I am not a fan of westerns, but I agreed to see it since Clint Eastwood is the inspiration for the main character in my much-beloved Dark Tower series of books. I love that character, so I figured that anything it was based on couldn't be that bad.

When we brought the movie up to the counter at Blockbuster, the cashier just about lost his mind. He couldn't stop freaking out about how excellent a movie it was. I mean he was seriously losing it, I thought he was going to wet his pants, he was so excited. That's a lot of build up, combined with all the fantastic reviews I've heard of this movie over my lifetime.

It wasn't terrible, but I didn't think it was fantastic. It has not, sadly, changed my general feelings about westerns. I really wanted to like it, but after 2 hours of it I was beginning to wonder if would ever end. Long movies that feel long are never a good thing in my mind. So, we can add this to my list of classic movies that everyone freaks out about me not having seen, that turn out to be less than stellar. I am just not a movie person, for whatever reason.

The only big thing was that I had the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's Run For The Cure this morning. My office has a team for it, and this is the second time I've participated in it. There were seven of us in it, 2 of them running, the rest of us walking (I was a walker). The weather was terrible today, but luckily the worst of the rain held off til after the event was finished, so it wasn't too bad. We went out for brunch at Saege afterwards. I had never been there before, and it was quite good.

My Sunday ended as it always does, with a night at the bowling alley. My team did well tonight, winning two games (out of three) and taking the points for total pinfall too. I bowled average, which is all you can ever ask for, and had a lot of fun with my friends. Overall, pretty good weekend :)


Bev G said...

Wow, a weekend without a motorcycle story? Has the novelty worn off all ready (I can only


Erin said...

No, I didn't post the motorcycle story because I figured people were bored of that by now. There was a motorcycle story though!