I’m impressed that my newspaper staff worked hard enough to have me home at a decent enough hour to actually watch a movie tonight. And I do love tonight’s movie: The Holiday, starring Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz.
It’s another cheesy romantic comedy, and parts of the movie hit just a little too close to home (Diaz plays a workaholic that doesn’t know how to relax; Winslet plays a lovesick woman looking for escape from her miserable life). One of these days I will muster the gumption to to a house swap and go someplace all by myself for a vacation. I think I need it.
It’s only been seven days since I’ve been watching these Christmas movies, and sure, it’s also been five straight days of using my light therapy box, but I am in an uncharacteristically good mood these days. It doesn’t make sense, and that’s not to say I’m not also a ball of stress (oh, the grading…why do I do this to myself!). But this season is going better than expected, in small part I think, due to the movies.
Today’s sad song? Well, my sister Deanne said last night she couldn’t wait for me to post “Happy Xmas,” so I thought I’d oblige and not make her wait any longer. Though I went above and beyond and found this awesome cover.
Deanne, you’re welcome!!!