October 16th, 2008

little review

Poem for Thursday

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I had a nice afternoon -- first lunch at the Corner Bakery with vertigo66 for her birthday, then brief stops at Target, Barnes & Noble, and Bath & Body Works (where I got younger son a penguin soap dispenser and a free fuzzy sheep, but managed to forget laundry detergent), then came home, did stuff with the kids for a while and took younger son to tennis, where, while he was practicing indoors, I took a walk over to Locust Grove Nature Center and around the outskirts of Cabin John Park, where the gorgeous cooling October weather and twilight worked together to emphasize some emerging autumn color:


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I did watch the debate, though I seriously thought about not doing so because I was in a good mood after Pushing Daisies, which I'm sure offended some Catholics but made me smile, particularly in its parody of Vertigo. Collapse ) I did lots of screaming at the TV during the debate particularly when McCain told flat-out lies about Obama's positions even while Obama was sitting right next to him stating exactly what they were, and I almost developed a blood clot over the abortion discussion (except if I was pregnant I would probably die from it since McCain would insist that the fetus die with me rather than letting my doctor terminate the pregnancy if he were elected), but the shifting undecided voters increasingly favoring Obama over the course of the evening made me feel better.

I see that both the Madonna/Guy Richie and David Duchovny/Tea Leoni marriages are coming to an end. Do we think Madonna and David will run off together? Or Madonna and Tea?