Last Night Indy Saved My Life

He's back, everyone!

He’s back, everyone!

Hey, everyone. I just wanted to stop in really quick to post my latest entry. Nothing really went on during the week aside from the fact that I went to see the new “Indiana Jones” movie and that was the major highlight of this past week.

I arrived at the theater in Little Falls at 6:15 that night for the 7:00 showing and as it was with “Transformers”, I was able to get there ahead of the crowd. However, unlike “Transformers,” this was the second night that the movie was in theaters so I wasn’t the first one to plunk down money to see it. It did draw a huge crowd,┬ámost notably┬ánostalgia-seekers who grew up on the original three movies like I did.

And my verdict on the latest movie, which is set in the 50’s, is that the movie was excellent. It definitely lives up to the hype that it is one of the summer’s biggest movies and it definitely is a worthy addition to the whole saga, especially for the die-hard fans who grew up on Indy such as myself. I am sort of bummed that it is getting some bad reviews especially when it debuted at Cannes last week. I thought that while it wasn’t as good as “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” it was definitely on par with “Last Crusade” and worlds better than “Temple of Doom.”

Today, I got to go to some more yard sales and I got some more clothes. There wasn’t really too much selection. I went to one in Herkimer, two in Mohawk, and one in Ilion. Actually, Herkimer is going to be having a village-wide yard sale in June. I also tried to put in for vacation time from work for the third week in June. I hope that I put the request in before they made the schedule up. And I do believe they approved my request for a personal day on August 4 so I can go see that play in Ilion that day.

This week on my to-do list includes deciding to put up a live video either today or tomorrow. I think I’ll do a movie review.

Oh, yeah, by the way. Indy didn’t literally save my life. I just decided to put that as an interesting title.

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Making Ends Meet

Well, another weekend off from work is almost over. It was like this weekend went by really fast. As I write this, it is about an hour and a half away from Sunday morning and I have been online pretty much all day.

As of Friday, Blackcatloner has officially added yet another job to his resume in addition to Wally World associate, Internet blogger, and YouTube moviemaker: I am also a lawn mower person. That afternoon, I mowed the lawn for the Historical Society and made some extra bucks. Shortly after that, I went to Wally World and got two “Indiana Jones” movies. The other day, the first three movies came out individually on DVD and that was something I was waiting for. I got “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” Next Friday, I’m planning to go see the new movie because it comes out next weekend.

I found out that I can take a personal day on any day before inventory but not vacation time. I put in for the first Monday in August so I can go see another play at Ilion Little Theater. It’s not part of their regular program season, but it’s part of their After Dark Productions. I can also take vacation time during the second and third weeks in July, but it doesn’t seem likely that I’ll get it. I’ll have to wait until either late August or September to take it.