We woke up this morning to find our workd covered in snow... not much but enough to banish the grayness of life at this time of the year here in eastern Canada. It didn't last too long and now in the late afternoon most of it has melted away. The sun is shining and it's a beautiful day.
We've been watching movies... saw the first two dvd's in the series about the Tudors- Dad's gone to the video store to try to get the 2nd two. I knew I would love it after reading so many books about Henry's life and wives. What a fabulous production! The settings are fantastic, but it's the costumes that just blow me away.... ohhhhhhhhhh wow... just stunning!
We just finished watching A Mighty Heart, the movie based on Marianne Pearl's experience when her husband Daniel was kidnapped by extremists in Pakistan. Now that's a very powerful movie and Angelina Jolie was amazing in it. What a courageous woman.
I'm also recommending Away from Her directed by Canada's own Sarah Polley. It's a heartwrenching story of a marriage struck by Alzheimers. It was very personal to me since my dear mother-in-law suffered with this tragic disease for many, many years before passing on. It's also filmed so close to the place where she lived in south western Ontario. It seemed like the story was written just for our family. Julie Christie is wonderful as the wife who quickly falls into the confusing world of Alzheimers and institutionalised care. Ms Christie, has introduced her film thus: "It is immaterial whether you are rich or poor--we cannot predict what can happen to us." No truer words have ever been spoken.
My time is running away here in Canada ... just a few more days left til I'll be on my way back to Albania.
Remember: Life Is NOW!
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