Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Hiatus Time Again

So here's the deal guys, I popped in "The Outlaw Josey Wales" the other night and started watching it. At about the forty five minute mark, I realized I was way too tired for a movie and decided to turn in. The next night, I picked up where I left off and started watching again and realized this time that I wasn't too tired, I just wasn't the slightest bit interested in watching a movie. I wasn't really enjoying this one anyway, but it seemed to be more than just a bad film and it seemed like my batteries were in need of another recharging. I really tried to stave off taking a hiatus, which is why I took about a week to make this post, to make sure that I really wanted to take another break. The thing is, is that if I continue to watch movies when I'm not in the mood for them, I'll hate them no matter what and I don't want that. So, I'm officially announcing a little break - hopefully it won't last long. I'm going to just go ahead and keep the movies I currently have from Netflix and hopefully that old fire will rekindle here in a few weeks. Until then, don't be surprised to see me pop in with a SINS OF OMISSION post, as I'm still trying to get my master list to 250.

Also, while I'm here, I have to thank Karen Burroughs Hannsberry for inviting me to participate in the GREAT VILLAIN BLOGATHON. I hope everyone enjoyed my post today and I encourage you to click the link on my sidebar and find links to other villainous tributes. Thank you Karen - I'm always delighted to work on your projects.

I'll be back...

April 22, 2014  10:48pm

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  1. Enjoy your break. I know what you mean about needing a break from time to time. Earlier this year I got super busy and didn't have much time to watch movies, but then when things settled down and I got some time back, the movie bug just wasn't with me. I'd get 20 minutes into one and just want to do something else. It felt like I was forcing it. So I caught up on some TV watching, video game playing and book reading that I had been meaning to do. I watched 2 movies from the Book tonight, though, and it felt good, so hopefully I'll be back in the swing of things now.

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    1. Thank you William for swinging by and seeing things my way. I always feel so pathetic when I put these posts up, because I feel like people don't get why I need breaks. I mean, after all, I am JUST watching movie - it's not like it's that taxing. However, like you said (and I said) sometimes you just need to step away for a bit.

      And like you said, I do know that when I do get back to it, I'll love it like I did when I first started the project, which makes these hiatuses so important.

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