“What’s the Word?” Wednesday [Blog Hop]: August 29, 2012

As always, I’m writing this the night before it’s supposed to post. I do this because I like knowing when I wake up that it will already be posted. It makes me feel like I can mark something off the To Do List, and all I did was open my eyes.

I also like it because it gives me a few hours to let it simmer and if I discover I need to make a change, I can do so before it posts. Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, it also gives me the opportunity to put it on hold if … read the rest. . .

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Dot is not a “Wallflower” Kind of Girl

There’s a movie coming out soon. A new teen movie. A new angst-ridden, teen movie.

Based on the angst-ridden, teen novel of the same title.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Apparently, this book comes highly recommended for the teen scene. The popularity of the movie’s female lead, Emma Watson, stems from her long-running popularity as Hermione in the Harry Potter films.

The movie is rated PG-13. That’s to be expected: any teen movie should have themes above the G-rated crowd. But in reading reviews of the book, I’m surprised it’s not rated R.

Dot’s been asking to buy the … read the rest. . .

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Conversations with My Daughter

Dot: “Errrr!… I just parked a car in my brain.”
Me: “I noticed.”
Dot: “I think I should get the brakes checked.”
Me: “You need to get something checked.”
Dot: “That’s mean.”
Me: “Says the girl who just parked a car in her brain.”
Dot: “That wasn’t mean. That was just insane. Oh, look. I just crashed.”
(Complete with siren noises).

Yes. She’s a college student on overload.

And it’s only Day One. I’m thinking it’s gonna be a fun year.

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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