A reader said I should do a post about the Oscars. I'm not sure what my perspective would give anyone, but this is the first time I've watched them and I find that I don't really get all the to-do.
I find that my favorite part of the pie is sitting here with my dormmates, trying to guess who's going to win. However, I'm just not up-to-date enough to understand most of the significance of the wins and losses - not to mention not seeing most of the movies. It's still fun, I suppose. I have used the opportunity to get about a thousand movie recommendations from people in the dorm.
This brings up a memory I have. I remember when Pocahontas came out in the theater. We weren't allowed to see it, of course. In any case, somehow, I heard the song "Colors of the Wind" and really, really wanted to buy the CD. We went to Walmart and the CDs were in a case by the electronics. I took it. Yes. I shoplifted it. I managed to hide it and hold onto it for several years, but I didn't get to listen to it because I was never left alone long enough to do that. I guess, along the way, I forgot about it. I just remembered it today. Anyway, how did I get from the Oscars to this little memory? I saw George Clooney and thought he was Mel Gibson. Whoopsy. Mel Gibson was in Pocahontas and you get the picture. I don't know what happened to the CD. My parents probably have found it by now. If they haven't, I hope one of my sisters or brothers did...and I hope they enjoyed it. If this is the first anyone in my family has heard of it...I hope it drives my dad crazy looking for it for the next week or so.