January 4th, 2019


Poem for Friday, The Orville, Circling the Beltway

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My kids and I spontaneously decided to see The Favourite, which I had seen before and they had not. It's still very well-made and well-acted but quite depressing in the end. Paul worked from home so that, in the late afternoon, we could drive Daniel to National Harbor for MAGFest, where he was meeting friends for the weekend. There was lots of traffic and I took only lousy photos out the window but there were lots of scenic lights around the casino and driving through Tysons Corner:

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Since we had ordered pizza for lunch, we had leftovers for dinner, then we watched this week's episode of The Orville, which was unbalanced; I appreciate that they dealt with two things Next Gen would never have done, porn addiction and not being able to save everyone, but the latter story really deserved more focus, since the characters seemed shallow in their general disinterest. Then we watched last night's episode of The Masked Singer because the internet said it was hilarious crack and the internet was right!