Thursday, May 9, 2013

Thoughts for Thursday...movies, shoes, etc.

 

 

  • This forsythia was a happy, bit of color in my kitchen this week and I am thrilled to be able to step outside and cut some of my own flowers. Next week the wild phlox will bloom in the woods and I can't wait to make some pretty, purple bouquets with that too.
  • I am looking forward to seeing The Great Gatsby. The costumes and sets look incredible and to see those characters come alive on the screen will be almost unbelievable to me. I have read that the director tried to stay true to the novel, as well as the time period, but at the same time, give it a modern feel. From the previews, Tobey Maguire seems the perfect choice to play Nick and Leonardo DiCaprio looks like an interesting Jay Gatsby.
  • We saw Ironman 3 this past weekend and I did like it, even though I have not seen the first two versions. It has a lot of fun action and I liked the mad scientist feel of the character played by Robert Downey Jr. He is so good at the intelligent, yet quirky character type.
  • There is fresh pink polish on my toes, just in time for sandal season. It is such a treat to sit in the massage chair, as I get a pedicure and just relax for a little while.
  • Speaking of sandals, I bought a cute pair today. I am not really a shoe person, because I tend to find a few pairs I like and wear them all season. But, sandals are different. DSW had so many cute pairs and honestly, I could have easily come home with a few more. Summer shoes are just fun :-)

Happy Thursday!

 

Linking with Ramblings of a Suburban Mom, Thursday Thoughts

 

7 comments:

  1. Hi Vicki! Can't wait to see Gatsby! I'm not a shoe person either so when I find a pair I like I buy them in all the colors they have. Drives the Mister crazy!

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  2. I saw 42 this week and loved it! I'd like to see Gatsby and think Leo is convincing in whatever role he plays. Happy Mother's Day!

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  3. My forsythia is in full bloom too! Sadly they don't last very long with our rain. I need a good pedicure before I get out the sandals! Can't wait to hear how you liked the movie!

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  4. We cannot WAIT to watch Iron Man 3! And I'm kind of excited about the Gatsby movie, although I do love the original.

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  5. Finally our Forsysthia is blooming . . . I am in the mood for a really great movie . . .

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  6. Your forsytia is gorgeous!! Ours are finished here now already.

    We're off to see Great Gatsby tomorrow - bought our tickets already to make sure we get in. Can't wait - Leo and Baz Lehrman - it can't get better!!

    Still need my spring pedi - it always makes me feel more lady-like - does it have the same effect on you?

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  7. Can't wait to see Great Gatsby! Good for you for getting a pedicure and your forsythia are so pretty. We are finally getting some warmer weather so my flowers will start to bloom.

    Have a nice weekend and Happy Mother's Day!

    xxleslie

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