I don't know how well the Oscars are known or watched in countries other than the U.S., but this year, as last, my friend Sally and I went to see the Oscar shorts. Ironically, my ticket number was the same as the number of years the Wichita Public Library has offered these films. Sally's number was 45, so they didn't go numerically.
Don't get me wrong. This is NOT for the faint of heart. This is a seven (yes 7) hour marathon of short after short after short. The movies started at 10:00 am and there was a 35 minute lunch break about 12:30 pm. Then the afternoon was filled with film after film after film until nearly 5:00 pm.
Sally predicted the winners, but I didn't. The ones I chose last year didn't win, so I'm obviously not good at that sort of thing.
Beside the length of the day, the theater was extra hot and stuffy. Lots of people were coughing and by the time I got home, I felt
Again, I apologize for not visiting this weekend, but right now I'm so sick, I can barely sit long enough to write this post. Don't worry, though. T will still be held at 4 pm tomorrow my time.