Le Belle Et La Bete

I just saw the newest Beauty and the Beast and it was one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time. (Spoiler alert.)

To be fair, the original Beauty and the Beast is probably my favorite of all the Disney movies. When I saw it (I was a sophomore in high school) I was studying French – we actually watched it in French in French class, if that makes sense – and that fall, I broke up with a boy that I didn’t really like, but I was still lonely and a little depressed, so I felt like Beast. When he roared, it was like a roar I would… roar. At one point when he said, “It’s hopeless.” That’s how I really felt. (Ah… high school.)

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Theme Reveal for April #atozchallenge

This April, I am going to take part in the A to Z blogging challenge for the month of April in which I post every day going down the letter of the alphabet. Because I think it will be more fun if I have a theme for these posts, I have found one, though it doesn’t really have a name. Not like, “colors of a carnival” or “traveling with snails” or “tips for cuticle care.”

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Isn’t She Quaint? Showing Love

Whenever I’m around my mom or my MIL, I often find myself feeling unsteady, though I couldn’t quite put my finger on how to explain it. Today, I realized that there’s a scene from the show Firefly that seems to show it well.

(What? You haven’t seen Firefly? Surely know that if you watch it, any ailment you’re feeling in your body is miraculously healed and a puppy is saved from being kicked. So go watch it. I’ll wait.)

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Other People’s Toys

You know how, as a kid, when you go to your friends’ house, their toys are cooler than yours? Does that happen when you are an adult to?

That is, all the toys I see that Wee One does not have, I think are cooler, and I think I need to buy for her. 

And I’m not a “thingsy” person. In fact, I am one of those parents that believes that “less is more” for a kid. In fact, for parents as well. 

What do you think? Does that happen to parents?

All the toys! Because we certainly have room!

Share Your World – Don’t Run Out Of Gas When You’re Exploring!

A weekly chance from Cee! Check out her page and see what other’s think.

Ever ran out of gas in your vehicle?

Oooh, yes. I was doing that door canvassing gig and was in a suburban part of St. Louis. It wasn’t my car, which is why I wasn’t thinking about how much gas it had: I probably assumed it was full. But it wasn’t. I was on a relatively busy street and I was able to pull over safely and walk to a gas station. It was more inconvenient than really traumatic.

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