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Philadelphia Story in Omaha

  Nothing ever possibly in the least ever happens here. Mother, how do you get smallpox?  To prove my inner and sometimes outer “nerdom” I have checked something off my Bucket List: To my all-time favorite film “The Philadelphia Story” in a theater. CHECK! Better yet, to see it with people whom I love, CHECK!  This was an early birthday celebration for me.  Again, what NERD would have an early birthday celebration for themself?  This nerd.  I gathered my sister, brother in law, and hub’s together to make the two-hour drive to see this film. My brother in law is not a black and white film fan so it was even more special that he agreed to go.  The theater was a small independent place that was decorated amazingly. Complete with a Lionel Barrymore & Orsen Wells autograph among others on the wall, posters, and great little murals. The theater only seated 100 and I was sad to see it didn’t fill up. Shame, Shame people! It went off without a hitch….well nearly. The projector got jammed a

If I had a million dollars

I would do some really dumb ass things. I’m not talking about the college money for the kids, health insurance, new house, car, trips, etc. kind of splurge I’m talking a serious splurge. What would you buy?  Chatting with my friend Angie over at  The Hollywood Revue  made me wish I had this unlimited amount of money to spend on the Debbie Reynolds Auction. Some of you will sadly say, who is Debbie Reynolds?  Well, she is a great actress who bought and collected some of the  world's most wonderful classic movie memorabilia.    She had hoped to open a museum one day but, for some reason, this never came to be. I would rather see this stuff in a museum but, sadly it is going up for auction. I suggest any movie fan check it out. It's amazing. There is so much stuff I would want and do want. I keep trying to convince myself I have nowhere to put it and seriously saving $2,000 plus for a hat or poster or whatever would be idiotic-right? Well, If I had a million dollars I would go thr