While next weekend is the Superbowl, I'm spending this weekend preparing for my version of the "big game," The Academy Awards. I haven't seen several of the Best Picture nominees, so we're going to be on a viewing marathon, taking in Wolf of Wall Street, American Hustle, and Dallas Buyers Club. Not really a productive weekend, but definitely an entertaining way to spend a few days.
There's always a letdown after Thanksgiving - a slight sadness that sets in after the leftovers have been eaten and family has gone home. I tried to ease into the week with mellow evenings, a trip to LACMA, catching up on this season's The Walking Dead and starting a new book. ...read more