"All this time, I've been waiting. Waiting for what? For someone to find me? For Indians to take my horse? To see a buffalo? Since I have arrived at this post, I have been walking on eggs. It has become a bad habit, and I am sick of it... I am through waiting." - Kevin Costner as John Dunbar, Dances With Wolves
It's been a long time - much, much too long - since I've posted and this quote is the perfect explantion for my prolonged absence and abrupt return. I couldn't post because I was recovering from a car accident. Then I was busy teaching. Then I couldn't find the password to log in (someone caring for me after the accident helped 'organize' me & I couldn't find anything for a good 6 months, but she meant well).
But those are all of the justifications for why I haven't posted. What the reason?
I was waiting. Waiting for s...
"That's part of your problem, you know - you haven't seen enough movies. All of life's riddles are answered in the movies." - Steve Martin as Davis, Grand Canyon
Some families follow pro sports teams and, through example, teach their children some very interesting curse words. Some families go camping - another fine opportunity to allow your children to overhear you shouting words you wish they didn't know that you know.
In my family, it was always movies.
Saturday mornings were spent doing chores, but Saturday afternoons were spent watching Cary Grant or Katherine Hepburn films on the local TV stations. If you stayed home sick from school, you watched movies all day. If one of us went to see a film and was dazzled or moved, we ran home...