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01 December 2007 @ 03:20 pm
More potpourri..  
My Brain: Ahhh. A chill in the air. The leaves are turning. It's raining. What a lovely autumn.

Retailers and TV: It's Winter.

My Brain: No, it's not. It just barely stopped feeling like summer. It's autumn.

Retailers and TV: No autumn. Winter. Look! See all the snowflakes we've pasted up? Have a Christmas special. WINTER!!

My Brain: But... but... Winter doesn't start until something like December 21st. Technically most of the "Christmas Season" is autumn!

Retailers and TV: No autumn for you! Winter! Go shopping! Watch specials!

My Brain: But... but...

Retailers and TV: NOT AUTUMN! WINTER! CELEBRATE!


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This is why I'm not going to see The Golden Compass.

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When realizing both my cat and I have the same problem turning down free food, the following conversation popped into my head...

PHONE RINGS AT 3:30 AM...

Me: Uh??

postrophe: Biscuits.

Me: Biscuits??

postrophe: Biscuits.

Me:...

Me:...I'll be dressed in five minutes.

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I don't know about you guys, but I never understand people who give Christmas-related gifts as Christmas presents. "Oh. Yay. Something I can't use for another 11 months. I'll put it away somewhere and hope I can actually find it and remember it in 11 months."
 
 
 
lironesslironess on December 2nd, 2007 04:19 am (UTC)
And here I am still enjoying my Dracula statue. Oh well he has some red and white on him....I don't usually do any Christmas decorations. Although since I cleared stuff out, I now have a bit of room. Huuummm......

I think I will see the movie, but for free somewhere.....I will let you know if it as bag as they say it is.

I wonder what they would say about the old Tom Cruise movie "Legend" Best devil costume EVER!!!!!
Frittersfritters on December 2nd, 2007 08:05 am (UTC)
Seeing it for free is cool. It sounds like this one is relatively tame, but I just don't want it to do well enough for sequels...