My Day, Saturday, October 8, 2011

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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Got up around 7 a.m., fixed the bedroom, poured tomato juice with lime and ice, smoked a little cigar, went to the bathroom, changed the desktop background image and color scheme, made a collage ‘Breakfast,’ checked computer settings, updated the disk tracker, and started today’s journal.  Washed, dressed, and got ready to leave. 

Went to:  Rudy’s Country Store, 7970 Gateway East Blvd., El Paso, TX 77907, for Breakfast, had a Egg, Sausage, and Cheese Soft Taco, and Coffee, total cost $2; Mission Valley Library Branch, 610 Yarbrough, returned and checked out items noted on the Library Materials Data Base; Big Lots, 9801 Gateway West, purchased the following DVD’s:
1.  ’Rumor Has It,’ PG 13, 2006, starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, and  Mark Ruffalo.
2.  ‘Superman Returns,’ PG 13, 2006, starring James Marsden, Frank Langella,Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey, Kal Penn, Sam Huntington, and Kevin Spacey.
3.  ’Laws of Attraction,’ PG 13, starring Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore

And Lionel Forti Park for a walk.

Cleaned Bath and Kitchen, and Swept the Floors. CD, Cologne Chamber Choir, ’Salzburg Sacred Music.’

Ripped to the Windows Media Player and copied to the Expansion Drive, the following:

1.  CD, All-4-One, ‘All-4-One.’

2.  CD, Donny Osmond, ‘Love Songs of the ‘70’s.’

3.  CD, ‘The Rough Guide to World Roots.’

Dinner, Chicken and Cheese Sandwich Wrap, Potato Chips, and Soda.  Washed Dishes and picked up the kitchen.  CD, Elton John, ‘Rocket Man, Number Ones.’ Showered. 
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Audio Books

Ripped to the Windows Media Player and copied to the Expansion Drive, the following Audio Books:

1.  Johanna Lindsey, ‘A Man to Call My Own.’ In the 1870’s Texas, an unforgettable drama unfolds in the lives of rival twin sisters and the cowboy they both want to call their own.  Introduces us to a charismatic pair of twins, Amanda and Marian Laton, who after the sudden death of their father, are sent to live with their aunt on a sprawling Texas ranch.  As the twin sisters, one of whom is nasty, the other nice, both find themselves pursuing Chad Kinkaid, the cowboy son of a neighboring ranching family, Lindsey skillfully charts the intoxicating course of first love, and all of love’s attendant twists and turns, that end in one of the Laton twins winning the heart of a man she can call her own.

2.  ‘Left Behind Audio Theatre (Radio Show), Soul Harvest,’ An Experience in Sound and Drama, based on the Best Selling Novel by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. 
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DVD, ‘ Alice in Wonderland,’

‘Enchanting!’ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times.

‘An Adventure the Whole Family Can Enjoy,’ Lisa Stanley, CBS Radio. 

Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice for a fantastical adventure from Walt Disney Pictures and Tim Burton.  Inviting and magical, Alice in Wonderland is an imaginative new twist on one of the most beloved stories of all time.  Alice (Mia Wasikowska), now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.  This Wonderland is a world beyond your imagination and unlike anything you’ve seen before.  The extraordinary characters you’ve loved come to life richer and more colorful than ever.  There’s the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp), the White Queen (Anne Hathaway), the Red Queen (Helena Bonham Carter), the White Rabbit (Michael Sheen) and more.  A triumphant cinematic experience, Alice in Wonderland is a incredible feast for your eyes, ears, and heart that will captivate audiences of all sizes. 

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