I feel like I’ve been off in my own little cave for the last few weeks. I haven’t looked at my blog and barely looked at any others. I think the freedom of not having a blog goal for the year has gone to my head a little bit! And, I’ll continue to claim that this time of year, it’s much easier to just give in to “I just want to stay under the covers and not do stuff” tendencies.
But, now it’s almost the end of February, and it’s Oscars night once more (interesting side note, the Today show did a segment on the Oscars yesterday and pointed out that this year it is “The Oscars” rather than “The Academy Awards” because it somehow helps them court the youth demographic by using the former). I’ve only seen two of the real contenders this year (Argo and Lincoln) but will be glued to the tv anyway…for the fashions and to see who wins and what happens (but whether I’ll make it up to the very end is another question). I think that Daniel Day-Lewis and Tommy Lee Jones are likely to win in their categories (and Lincoln may win as best picture), so at least I’ll be able to refer to that.
And, what would Oscars night be without watching all the red carpet arrivals (even the super early ones)? The plan is to start watching them while eating a variety of appetizers from Trader Joe’s (fried macaroni and cheese balls are in the house)! There probably will not be a proper “dinner” in the strivingcynic household tonight…but lots of cheese, crackers, artichoke dip, guacamole and chips. Tomorrow I will wake up in a carb haze and make my way to the gym. Time to rediscover the virtues of life outside the cave!
Do you ever feel the urge to hibernate? What are your Oscar night plans?