Wednesday, February 17, 2010

do the na'vi bend air ?

The women who write many of the blogs I read are mothers, just like me. However, they are mothers of "littles" and I am not.  Been there, done that. My pups currently range from 14 to 22... nothin' little about them anymore. So when these ladies write about breastfeeding or baking cookies together, I do know what they are talking about, but they are sweet memories at this point. Sometimes I feel out of the loop. I have the same problem with my Baby Sister.  Her "littles" are ages 1 and 2.  Her Facebook posts talk about things like Yo Gabba Gabba (apparently a hip, musical kids show) and Robeez (cute, little footwear for your tots, so I am told). I chalk all this up to life. I can only hope that once I have grandmice to tend to, I'll be in the know again.

Having said that, my youngest pups aren't that old, so when I heard there was this new movie coming out called "The Avatar", I thought I knew just what it was about.  

This fella:

                                                                                     Not these:
Nope.  Seems that "The Avatar" has nothing to do with Japanese anime or bending air or elements.



Considering the movie grossed $2,243,499,113, I'd say a lot of people didn't mind.  (Frankly, I haven't seen it.  I think I'll probably leave my memories of the Alpha Centauri star system with Will Robinson and the cast of Lost in Space.)


Imagine my surprise this week when I saw this trailer for "The Last Airbender":




I'll just take this as proof that I am truly not out of the loop and over the hill.  Yay!  (Hush your mouth.)

4 comments:

  1. I don't know why, but Avatar does weird things to me: I at first wanted to see it. Then, I didn't want to see it. Then I did. Now I do, but only on dvd. Maybe.

    The story idea sounds awesome, but I'm not into the extreme hype it's gotten. I tend to run away from whatever is popular. For some reason.

    Anyway... I just have to say that Yo Gabba Gabba is Satan's playground.

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  2. Boy, do I agree with you on this one! I didn't see Avatar, and I really don't have the desire to, despite the hype. I'll join you in a Lost in Space marathon, any day!!

    Thanks for the smile!

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  3. Stopping by from SITS to say HI! I have made a promise to myself to visit and comment on all blogs posted to spread the love!

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  4. Yo Gabba Gabba is FREAKY. You're lucky you don't have to be subjected to it.

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