Star Wars, with the kids. I call it "the first one." Some people call it "the fourth one," but I refuse to. A very young Harrison Ford makes it the first one.
Wuthering Heights (Confession ... I never read the book.) To fans of the book -- what do you think of this production?
Will Work for Food
Things we've recently read:
Lots of Eric Carle. He's Ramona's recent pick.
Mr. Popper's Penguins -- parts of it have Ramona helpless with laughter. When the service man (who refused to put a handle on the inside of the refrigerator) backed out of the house saying, "Sure, sure .... " to Mr. Popper's wacky ideas, I thought she'd double over. Now I love to hear her imitation: "Suuuure, suuuuure ... that's a fiiiiine idea," she'll say, backing away from me.
This issue of Kids Discover. Love this magazine.
This piece from the Omaha World Herald about Charles Schulz, and this factoid:
When Schroeder pounded on his piano, his eyes clenched in a trance, the notes floating above his head were no random ink spots dropped into the key of G.
Schulz carefully chose each snatch of music ....