“A movie is not a movie, it is a potential nuclear furnace of inspiration, courage and conscience.”

The last couple of days have been beautiful: sunny, clear and free of humidity. The nights have been wonderfully cool for sleeping. The weatherman is predicting rain for tomorrow. I’m fine with that as we haven’t had rain in a while.

The tourists have descended. The weekend started Thursday night and lasted until yesterday when the line of traffic wanting to cross the bridge reached back 6 miles.  Local traffic too has been horrific. Trying to get out of a parking lot and cross a line of traffic is nearly impossible. Yesterday I sat so long that I finally went right when I really wanted to go left. I pulled into a street on the left and turned around so I could converge with the single lane of traffic. It does seem silly this roundabout route but waiting is futile and even sillier. My patience will be constantly tried until after Labor Day. My vocabulary will be reduced to four letter words.

I’m back to watching MSNBC. My short hiatus made me hungry for news especially with Mr. Trump in Germany meeting with Merkel and Putin with no script, just off the cuff. I find that scary. He has little command of English vocabulary and reverts to simplistic words when specific words would carry so much more weight. My favorite Trump quote today is that the US will confront North Korea’s, “Very, very bad behavior.” Is a time-out an appropriate response for bad behavior? Sometimes, but I’m not sure it is enough for, “Very, very bad behavior.” That sounds like cause enough for being grounded.

Gracie has an appointment today off-Cape with an internist, a specialist. Other than the weakness in her back legs and the head tilt, everything else is back to normal. Her vet said there are brain lesions probably causing the two issues.

I have a few things on my to-do list. I finally bought replacement flowers for the dead ones in the pots. I’ll plant them when I get back from the vets. The deck still has a bit of caterpillar poop that needs cleaning so I’ll water the pots then spray the deck.

The premier for 2017’s movie night will be this Saturday. For opening night, we always have dinner first so I have to figure out what to serve. Also, the red carpet has to go down, the corn needs popping and I have to choose the movie candy. I have three or four new movies and will let my guests decide. I’ll let you know.

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10 Comments on ““A movie is not a movie, it is a potential nuclear furnace of inspiration, courage and conscience.””

  1. olof1 Says:

    I bet that Trump has a big vocabulary, a great one, the biggest infact 🙂 🙂 🙂 He is after all very intelligent, he said so himself so it must be true 🙂 🙂 He is actually so smart that the entire Europe now turns to China instead of the USA. He hasn’t gone so far that we will be nice to Putin yet though but I guess it’s just a matter of time.

    I’m waiting for the vet to call me back, Nova has big problems with her ears again. Normally she hides it nasty good but today she had so much pain she not even shaked her head after I had washed her ears. I hope I can get an appointment tomorropw afternoon.

    Heavy thunder here yesterday and this morning we only had 36,5F and fog, not a fly moved and I loved it 🙂

    Have a great day!

    Christer.

    • William Sandford Says:

      Trump in Poland
      : “In 1939 you were invaded by Nazi Germany, then Russia. That’s trouble. That’s tough.”. This is from a man who has “a very good brain.” And he knows “more about ISIS than the generals.” NOT!!

      • minicapt Says:

        Germany invaded Poland on 01 Sep 39, Russia invaded on 17 Sep 39.

        Cheers

      • katry Says:

        Bill,
        Again he refused to talk about his response. I figure it is because he hasn’t one. Trump will dance to Putin’s music.

        He has already criticized President Obama in a foreign country and has admitted he doesn’t know about US intelligence agencies. He claims only 3 or 4 of them said it was Russia. As if he really asked.

      • katry Says:

        minicapt,
        ‘In 1939 you were invaded yet again by Nazi Germany from the west, and the Soviet Union in the east. That’s trouble. That’s tough.’

        It certainly is tough!

    • katry Says:

      Christer,
      HaHa, I love your opening paragraph. The news here said that Putin knows to appeal to Trump’s egomania, and that he will win out over Trump.

      I hate it when our pets are ill or hurting. I though I was going to lose Gracie four weeks ago. The vet says that the tilt and back leg issues are probably due to cancer in her brain. I will keep the closest eye on her as I never want her in pain just as you don’t want Nova in pain. I hope the vets sees her tomorrow. Here we have the 24 hour vet for which you pay big money but sometimes it is worth it.

      We are due to get a rainstorm which could drop almost 2 inches of rain. We are also under a flash flood warning.

      Have a great evening!

  2. Caryn Says:

    Hi Kat,
    I was thinking the other day that I wouldn’t want to be the translator charged with telling one of those foreign leaders what the hell he just said. Often I can’t figure out what it means in English. How does one translate the sense of disjointed, unrelated, incomplete sentences that make no sense in context or out? Those translators will need to be paid extra for their efforts. 🙂

    Today is lovely, sunny, not too warm and not too humid. I got a new weed whacker. My first ever. It’s cordless. I week-whacked Piki Dog’s poop yard as it was overgrown with bittersweet. He was unimpressed and will probably now decline to use it.

    Enjoy the day.

    • katry Says:

      Hi Caryn,
      The Russian translators will butcher whatever Trump says because, just as you wrote, we have trouble understanding him. Putin will toy with Trump. I read how Putin found out Merkel was terrified of dogs so he brought his enormous Labrador to the meeting with Merkel. Trump is way, way out of Putin’s league.

      I once had a weed whacker. I think I gave it away. My whole backyard is Gracie’s poop yard.

      Have a great evening!

  3. Birgit Says:

    Chaos and lawless conditions in Hamburg but no problems with Trump yet as far as I know. Today the EU states including mine won the race who produces the worst news as another meeting regarding refugees and Italy had shown. Inhumanity, unfair accusations and selfishness rules.

    Our big annual free open air festival downtown has started today and I made a short visit by bike. Several stages but I couldn’t find music I like (it’s mainly a youth festival) so I just looked for 2nd hand records. An impression of our festival if you like, some years old but at least in English. Afterwards you will enjoy the quietness of the Cape even more 🙂
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCJW_9x1VnM

    • katry Says:

      Birgit,
      The only laugh is Trump’s staff forgot to reserve a hotel for Trump. He has to stay in a German government guest house while his staff sleeps at the embassy. I guess it will be a huge pajama party.

      I am fearful of what Trump will say during this summit. He is also easily flattered, and the Chinese and the Russians know this. Compliment him and you own him. He is then your friend!

      I figure I am old enough to be the grandmother of about every festival goer. I’d be at the bars and the food stands.


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