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Shoulders and back aching, this morning I set out for the Y to swim the kinks out of my muscles. Ah, that felt good. Good enough that I ran a few errands after leaving the pool.
Then home for lunch and some blogging, maybe a review.
Sixty-nine, count 'em, 69, emails stacked in my in box because I didn't log on before going out this morning.
And among them a note from the library that the DVD I borrowed is due tomorrow. Drat, they won't renew DVDs so I'll have to watch it.
Which means that I will have to read the book which I checked out at the same time. Idea was to read the book, then watch the film version of it.
Everything else was put on hold. My daughter wandered in. Glanced at the DVD and asked "Do you remember that there was a reference to that film in the movie "The Apartment?" She described the scene with Jack Lemmon sitting down to watch TV and this movie is on.
So I started reading. In the early pages a man at the bar orders a Louisiana Flip. "What the heck is that?" I ask Google.
Google responds wonderfully sending me to a web site with a brief essay about a "...frivolous experiment we performed last night. In the Oscar-winning movie [title removed by MG because this is a quiz] there is a scene where one of the main characters orders a drink called a Louisiana Flip."
What book am I reading? What movie will I be watching tonight?
If you still need a hint (there at least 3 clues in this post), it was covered in German Lit Month IV
(or see fine print at the bottom of this post).
So back to my reading.
Here is a link to above mentioned essay