Watching the first trailer to the movie Into the Woods, I turned to Linda and asked, "Did you know this is a musical?"
Why make a musical and then hide it? Weird.
Watching The 100 on T.V. which is maddeningly close to being a
good show. But then there will be a moment where something happens and
the characters all go: "Oh, let's impulsively do something really
emotional and stupid and then let's talk about it earnestly as the
situation gets more and more dire and then lets just say or do something
really contradictory to our established character traits and for God's
Sake let's not just talk it out or give the crucial piece of
information that would resolve everything and let's ignore the evil
character who has fucked us over ten times already and let's never be on
the alert even though we're on a very dangerous world and ... Chocolate
Jerry Steinfield says he might be on the autism spectrum. First guy I mentioned that to said, "Somehow I'm not surprised."
One week, the Bulletin writes a story about us loving the wilderness to death. The next week is the announcement of a grand scheme to turn the Deschutes River into a Wilderness Disneyland.
Dead and buried.
The reaction of the other brewers to the news that 10 Barrel Brewing sold out to Anheuser-Busch was a strange mix of dismay, scorn and envy. Oh, and that "not changing anything" posture? When you change from 40K barrels a year to 400K or 4000K, something is going to change.
I didn't vote for Roat, but the lawsuit against him seems kind of petty. If he was building a house in Bend and staying with relatives while doing so -- well, he's building a house in Bend, which seems like pretty much a commitment to Bend.
I've turned back into a pumpkin. I can't seem to write. Two years of relentless writing, and now three months of dribs and drabs. Just waiting for that feeling of empowerment I had to return.
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