The Envelope, Please

Part of me wishes I followed movies more closely so that I could have been excited, or at least interested, in last Sunday’s Academy Awards. Even so, I have decided I would really like to go see “Crazy Heart”¬†with Jeff Bridges. Maybe this weekend; I’m feeling like I could use a little escape these days.

The more important, eagerly anticipated envelopes – at least in our household – are those with admissions decisions for our middle daughter, now counting down the days until high school graduation. No definite word yet, but a couple of encouraging letters. One letter invited our daughter to apply to the college’s honors program; another said the first round of application review was promising and that she would be recommended to the admissions committee. But still no letters saying one way or the other for sure.

Should be any day now. And the winner is….