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That Darn Cat

Lucille Ball Carole Lombard Judy Holliday Haley Mills? Sure Haley Mills. Mills was a fabulous comedian. Her timing was magnificent. Two little scenes in Disney’s┬áThat Darn Cat (1965) will either back me up on this or expose my stupid sense of humor. “Well I was away… on my holiday… to Mexico… on a bus.” It gets me every time. Excuse the long-winded voiceover. Allergies are fogging my brain.

Alice in Wonderland: A Little Suggestion

There will be days when you feel very, very sorry for yourself. You will wear your socks into the bathroom and step in a puddle. You will pour yourself a bowl of cereal and realize there is no more milk. No. Nothing will go your way. You will lie in bed and sigh the deepest and darkest sighs. You will be sad. Yes. You will cry. Here is a suggestion. Go deeper into the blue.