Sunday, July 04, 2010
Karma likes to sleep in her chair in the evenings a lot. This is what I see from my chair--hehe!
She loves the plush throw I bought her. Well, she thinks I bought it strictly for her comfort. I bought it to cover the chair because of her cat hair--hehe! It was a win-win, I guess.
I forgot to mention Creation.
Paul Bettany stars as Charles Darwin in this BBC biographical drama that captures the legendary scientist in a period of intense mourning -- and expansive intellectual discovery -- following the untimely death of his young daughter, Annie. As Darwin dares to question the existence of God, he pens his groundbreaking tome, On the Origin of Species -- much to the chagrin of his religious wife, Emma (Jennifer Connelly).
I thought this was a quite interesting movie. I've seen movies about Darwin's voyage on the Beagle and on the controversy after he published his book, but this was a part of his life I knew little about. It was a much more domestic and personal view taken from letters, his children's remembrances, etc. I knew he had procrastinated about finishing the book for years. This movie delves into why. Fascinating. A step back in time.
Oh, and I didn't realize that Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly were actually married in real life, too. Obviously, I watched the bonus material--hehe! ;) There was a lot of interesting additional information in the bonus material on Darwin. If I like a movie, I often watch all the extras. :)
I picked out some papers for making cards for the challenges, but that's as far as I got yesterday. Some days just slip pleasantly away so quickly. :)
It rained last night. Only supposed to get up to the mid-80's today, but it's a good day to stay in and enjoy the air conditioning. Cloudy so that it is almost dark. If the skies don't clear people won't be able to see the fireworks very well. It's still early. And the wind always blows up here. Maybe the clouds will be pushed out by evening, eh? I hope so. :)
In a pondering mood, so have a quote to ponder.
"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."