greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,

"...every single time it all shifts one way or the other."

Here in Birmingham, lots of sun today, and the temperature made it all the way to 71˚F.

Home again.

We left Birmingham about 12:30 yesterday afternoon and drove to Athens. We spent the evening with Julie and Kurt, but I had a rough night, so we headed back about noon today. It was a long way there and back for such a short visit, though it was a pleasant visit. When Spooky and I were young, those long drives didn't bother us. Anyway, it was my first time back in Athens since April 22, 2007, almost twelve years ago. As I said to Jules last night, in Athens, it's like everything has changed and stayed exactly the same. I'm likely too tired to write about this tonight, and I have a headache. So, maybe I'll say more tomorrow. Well, I will go ahead and say we passed a fair chunk of the visit watching old movies on TCM – first Richard Fleischer's Fantastic Voyage (1966) and Doctor Dolittle (1967). I imagine lots of folks don't know the same man directed both.

On the way out of town this afternoon, heading home, I realized I hadn't taken any pictures for the LJ. So, despite the fact it had started to rain, I had Spooky stop and let me take a photo outside Wuxtry. Thank fuck some things remain the same.

Please have a look at the current eBay auctions. Thanks.

Later Craw Taters,

10:51 a.m.
Tags: 2007, athens, driving, jules, movies, music, not a kid anymore, richard fleischer, tcm, then vs. now, wuxtry

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