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Day three, tolietries

It's 8:30 or so. Worthy O has jury duty today, so we walked downtown together. I was pleased to see that Planet Java is still open under the old Acadio offices on Main. They make a very nice chai (Morning Glory of course) there. My old frequent buyer card seems to have wandered off, though.

Our outing last night was fairly successful, featuring *Cathy!*, *Stephanie!*, *shadowdaddy!*, miss_villanelle!* and companion, and my brother and his girlfriend. Wings isn't a bad movie, although a long one, but I found myself feeling distressed through most of the scenes that featured people killing each other. It's set in World War I, and while the Germans are nominally "the bad guys," when the guys were running from one trench to another they all looked the same, and that in my mind captured why the whole thing was just so tragic. I wonder if audiences in the 20s found it easy to feel joy when people they thought were Germans were being killed, and I wonder if maybe war movies have gotten out of touch with the senseless slaughter. I just imagined all of those Iraqi guys getting killed, fathers and husbands and sons, and some dumb Americans getting all "yee haw" watching them die. It was depressing. The ending, to me, did kind of put a spotlight on the danger of blind hatred, which was some consolation. I did enjoy when the lead character discovered his best friend dying on a French farmstead and someone in the audience said, "Rosebud!"
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