Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Obscure Movie Quote

Hello everyone!  It's time to play a game.  It's a fun one, too.  It's called Obscure Movie Quote.  I'll quote some movies with obscure type lines (really self explanatory, I know) and you get to guess what they are in the comments section!  Some of them may be mildly misquoted.  If you get them all right, come on over for a home cooked meal.  If you get two or more right, come over for a coffee.  If you get them all wrong, it's time for you to hit the rental store.

As the quotes are obscure, they wouldn't be like this: "You had me at hello." (Jerry Maguire)  They would more likely be like this: "I love him for the man he almost is." (still Jerry Maguire)

Are you ready?

1.  "The ipecac is here with the juice glasses."  Sleepless in Seattle

2.  "5-6-7-8 MOO, mooooo..."  One Fine Day

3.  [Sung] "Oh false one, you have deceived me."  Pirates of Penzance

4.  "Baby fish mouth is sweeping the nation."  When Harry Met Sally

5.  -- "Elsie made her eggnog."
     -- "Word of the wise, drink soda."  While You Were Sleeping

6.  -- "I didn't kill my wife!"
     -- "I don't care."  The Fugitive

7.  -- "It was a shortcut."
     -- "To what?"
     -- "Mushrooms!"  LOTR - Fellowship of the Rings

8.  "You should always choose the lesser of two weevils."  Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

9.  "It comes as a surprise to me that you are fluent in cow."  Leap Year

10.  "Shoot the hostage."  Speed

11.  "Yarp."  Hot Fuzz

12.  "Is love a fancy or a feeling? Or a Ferrars?"  Sense and Sensibility

13.  -- "Do you dance as well as you boast?"
       -- "Better."  Anne of Green Gables The Sequel

14.  "And you'd had a letter and you'd had a letter and you'd had a letter and you'd --"  Clue

15.  "She doesn't get eaten by eels at this time."  The Princess Bride

16.  [Sung] "Put that thing back where it came from, so help me, so help me and cut."  Monsters Inc.

17.  "I ambushed you with a cup of coffee!"  Ronin

18.  "You make my bum twitch."  French Kiss

19.  "Buongiorno principessa!"  Life is Beautiful

20.  "What do you think I am? Dumb or something?"  Singin' in the Rain

21.  -- "There's no singing at the north pole!"
       -- "Yes, there is!"  Elf

22.  "That's a 7 letter word starting with 'b' that means your late father."  Auntie Mame

23.  [Sung] "Does whatever a spider-pig does."  The Simpsons Movie

24.  "You're probably wondering, what's a nice place like me doing in a girl like this?"  The Mummy

25.  "8 is a lot of legs, David."  Love Actually

26.  "Na na na na and really bad eggs."  Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

27.  "Greetings, programs!"  Tron, the proper one

Good show everyone!  I expect most of you for coffee.  I'll just put it on now...

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Longaevitas Lethargy

We're tired.

Having a son is one of the most incredible and wonderful things ever.  We love the sounds he makes, are entranced by his eye contact and bowled over when he smiles.

Unless that eye contact is at 3 am.

That's a lie.  I still love the glorious eye contact and enjoy it and then pay for it by spending far too much time awake in the sleepy hours.

And although this is a hard thing, this lack of sleep thing, it's just life now.  I wouldn't choose to get this much sleep if I had the option, but it's only for a time.  Somedays just feel a little bit longer though, and the pillow a little bit further away.

And hobbies get pushed down the list in favour of laundry and dishes.  This is why I don't blog as much as I'd like.

Blogging when tired makes nonsensical and occasionally not as chipper posts.  This is mainly because they happen when sleeping should happen and the sleeping bone gets a bit bitter.

(Also, I don't want to put up stuff that our son wouldn't appreciate having on the interwebs, so some of the funny and wonderful stories just don't get told, or anything too personal, but that is a post for a different day.)

Being tired is one of those fun things, kind of.  You think differently, or maybe just a bit slower.  So the little things don't bug you as much because they don't hit the radar.  Is everyone fed? Check?  Everyone happy? Check.  Everyone making goofy faces at each other and dancing around the room? Check.

Pretty fantastic tiredness, this.  When you're this tired, all sleep is the super awesome deep stuff.  You don't spend time trying to sleep.  Pillow, head, out.  La la la.

We'll just see how long this lovely lethargy lasts...


Friday, June 3, 2011

Scrub a dub dub

There are days when everything gets to be a bit of a pain.  Perhaps baby just won't sleep even though he's been up far too long, and even though he's not grumpy, you know he needs sleep.  Maybe you've had to wash everything in the hall closet because you are (justifiably) insane regarding (terrifying) mothballs.  It could be that you hurt your toe, didn't sleep, have too many chores piling up and no energy, had spontaneous errands emerge, spilled your coffee or lost your hat due to the errant breeze.

On days like those, I like scrubbing dirty diapers.

It's ridiculously satisfying to actually make (literal) crap disappear when (figurative) crap seems to be piling up.  What other livelihood offers such a reward?

It's one of those scrubbing days.  Wanna brush?