Wednesday is always the worst day of my week. I’m busy from morning to night with class, work, homework, and clubs. It’s easy to get pessimistic when they come around. I’ve been pondering more meaningful posts, but it looks like seriousness is going to have to wait for another day. Here are some things I’ve been getting excited about lately.
1. The trailer for the new live-action Cinderella
Cinderella has always been one of my favorite fairytales. From Ever After to Rogers & Hammerstein to the novel Ella Enchanted, I adore a well done adaptation. I’ve been tracking Disney’s latest live-action fairytale for the past few years and am delighted by the trailer. I think the casting is absolutely wonderful and cannot wait for March to come along.
2. Thanksgiving is next week
Which means I get to escape small-town Morris for a few days at home with family before the end of semester hell sets in.
3. Mockingjay Part 1 comes out tomorrow
I’m attending the midnight release with some friends tomorrow night and it’s going to be great.
4. My least favorite class is cancelled
Well, technically we still have it, but it’s the kind of class where you’re given a big project and have all of class to work on it. My professor is gone at a conference, so we are allowed to do our work at home without going in.
In my Grammar & Language class, we have been studying the different stages of the English language. We’re on the cusp of the Early Modern period and, as I did this week’s reading, I was delighted to find several pages devoted to the beloved playwright. Like the stereotypical English major that I am, I LOVE Shakespeare. Whenever he comes up, I automatically become giddy.
Although I’d REALLY love to, I’m not going any time soon. But I’ve spent the hour before going to bed curled up with a book that takes place in Scotland, so it’s been fresh on my mind. It’s a beautiful country, and I’m already looking forward to tonight when I have time to delve back into it through reading.
What kind of things are you excited about, readers?