CharlieMC (charliemc) wrote,
CharlieMC
charliemc

  • Mood:

Happy Boxing Day - Happy St. Stephen's Day

This was a totally quiet day.

Neither Marilyn nor I are feeling well. We still haven't managed to shake that bug, it seems. We barely stirred all day long! She was mostly on the sofa, and I reclined in my chair (when not in bed). I slept several hours.

We didn't really do anything, except watch some TV and play on our iPads. I spoke briefly to sister Sue. And iMessaged with June. But that was it.

I still need to go do our garbage and recycling. I'm not much up for it...

I bought a Kindle book yesterday that both Marilyn and I have loved since childhood: The Hundred and One Dalmatians," by Dodie Smith. It was published in 1956. Yes, it's the book that gave birth to the Disney animated movie (and later a live action film).

Marilyn used to read it out loud every single year to Mom and me for years and years, leading up to Christmas. Anyway, I had the very beat up paperback out recently, and decided to see if they had it for Kindle! Now I'm reading it out loud to Marilyn.

The book is such a delight, and obviously more detailed than the animated movie. I guess ther have been several versions, but I've only seen the 1961 film. I read that they even did musical stage version, if you can believe that! Well worth a read, no matter what age you are.

Hope everyone has enjoyed their Boxing Day (St. Stephen's Day). Did any of you do special shopping?

Please stay healthy, my friends!

Tags: 2014, book, boxing-day, december-2014, garbage-and-recycling, imessage, ipad, june, kindle-paperwhite, marilyn, marilyn-sick, reading, reading-out-loud, shopping, sick, st-stephens-day, tv
Subscribe

  • Marilyn's Presentation -- the Murdock Talks

    Tonight Marilyn gave her presentation for the Murdock Talks at the Museum of the Oregon Territory on Tumwater Drive in Oregon City (run by the…

  • Marilyn is Sick

    Marilyn has been sick with a bug (flu?) since Wednesday. I mean really sick. I sat up with her all night (until 4:00) Wednesday night. (She on the…

  • Ouch! PLUS Feeling Accomplished

    I sat at my computer for hours today -- still the most painful thing I do, all this time later. (No, it hasn't been two years of chronic pain...…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments