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The weather is warming up. The daylight hours are getting longer. Spring is in the air, and the anticipation is fantastic. I am longing for cherry blossoms and capris and birds in trees.

According to 24 (the newspaper, not the TV show), Twitter is where it's at - short, one-line blog entries. They are apparently the "haiku of the internet world" or something similar. If I could build that into my blog like Dan has, I'd be all over it.

Apparently I have a thing for cheezy 80's drama TV. Macgyver is almost as good as Remington Steele, only less heart-throbbingly attractive.

I've been reading again, and I love it. Books are our friends. In a collection of short stories, I've been reminded how a story/book can't possibly contain the entirety of the story, and that missing details help draw us in as readers. I want to read. I want to write. I want to be a part of literature.

Someone asked me on Sunday, "What is it you love so much about the UK?" This is a great question. I'm still mulling it over, but my answers so far include: the accents, the fashion, the art appreciation, and the history. Ii\n the UK, I feel like I am a part of something bigger than myself. I am not just walking down a street, I am walking where millions of peoples' lives have been lived. I don't just go to church, I worship where centuries of people have learned what it means to love Jesus.

Comments

Daniel Ray said…
This blog should be called, "ode to the cool things Dan does."

and it should be put to the sound of music :)
Alasdair said…
So you like the hobo style then?
nadine said…
My office subtitles MacGyver (and Remington)! Season 6 is sitting in my work inbox as I type.

I think your love of '80s drama is really just a love of me. Without knowing it.
Sarah said…
It'll be a shock to your system when you come to Ontario in April and the last of our snow is still melting.
Beth said…
dan: someday i'll name an entry after you.

alasdair: i thought it was well established that yes, i like the scruffy look.

nadine: my love of 80s tv does overlap significantly with my love of you.

sarah: you had better melt all that snow before i come home!
aban said…
i appreciate your love for 80's drama!! Did you ever watch Moonlighting? or..wait, i can't remember the exact title of the show. It had Bruce Willis in it.
Beth said…
the funny thing is that i didn't watch any of these shows in the 80's...i know of moonlighting, but haven't seen it. maybe that'll be next year :)

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