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Today, Another One…so Similar, so Special

I am tired today and grouchy. It hasn’t taken much to set me off. Why do I tell you this? I have learned now that when I feel this way I need a short nap and to do some relaxing thing(s) to take my mind from whatever is making me grouchy. Even if that thing is just the sleep, relaxing is never a bad idea. Thing is, the LofA has set my life up so that I can take that nap and/or do that/those thing(s) to relax mostly whenever I wish. I mean, for me, the biggest thing I usually do during the week is to go get the groceries. But it set my life up this way by seeing that I go through much to be here at only 63. I keep trying to remember how I wanted to go out so much just to meet someone special, to keep busy and work to make more money, and working because I wasn’t 65 yet. Even then, I would have been making much less money at 65. The stroke set so much in motion, providing me with a bit more income and a sooner time to relax, and a feeling in which grouchiness is almost a foreign feeling to me. Things I wanted, just didn’t see them coming this way or being this way. Always know things work out for the best and keep using and believing in the LofA. Remember, it’s not the LofA “or” God; it’s the LofA “and” God. The LofA will never conflict with positive beliefs; if you are experiencing conflict, take a better look at things – maybe there’s something you need to think about differently. Better yet, use the LofA to find that answer. Namaste

That is the post I wrote for my FB page on the Law of Attraction. You can friend me at FB and then join the page, if you want to follow it. We post about twice a week, usually me, and it isn’t really any longer than that one above. Here’s the link, if you want> https://www.facebook.com/groups/LoAQPGod . You may have to copy/paste.

Anyway, I just wanted to throw it out here. I would love to see any of you join and really, maybe, contribute a bit. This audience is a great outlet, but I don’t use it as much anymore. It just kind of slipped when Covid-19 pushed its way through. The variants haven’t helped much. Plus, I do get more tired, more quickly since the last 2-3 years. So, I do there more and here less. Sorry, I really don’t mean to let this go. That’s why I do put some things on. I am planning another look at about 20 films I have watched in the past to give them a push and a review. Hope you are all here for that.

Love ya all the time,


Well, What After “Endgame”?

Last week, in a theater of only about 7 people (because we went on a Thursday afternoon around 3pm), a friend and I watched Marvel’s “Endgame”.  There will be no real spoilers in this one.  I don’t like that so there. 🙂

Okay, so for the review without spoilers.  It was a good movie.  I give it a high B+ into the A- territory, so if you haven’t seen it, you should. Hey, watch “Infinity Wars” first or you won’t know what is going on.  The acting was good to very good, the plot was really good, the cgi was excellent, the only thing I thought it lacked was just little things here and there.  I am not even going to tell you those things because they were just for me.  I didn’t like this or that, the way this was handled or that…..ad nausuem as they say.  You may like all those things and hate others or love it all or wonder what the big hype was about.

One thing it did have in abundance was heart.  This movie was a “feel” movie; it was not always a “feel good” one, but it did have your emotions going.  It had surprises and twists and turns (always good for me).

So, what now? What do you do after watching “Endgame”?  What to do after what some called the best movie ever!?  Well, that was easy for me.  I went back to the hometown area, ate at Cracker Barrel, then, along with my friend, went home and watched 2 more episodes of “Penny Dreadful” (Excellent series, btw).   Then after he left, I sat down for about 3 hours of “Fallout 76”.  So my answer is, “My life went back to normal.”  Well, normal for me, anyway.  I have several more movies lined up for summer watching, several series to start and/or continue watching, more levels to move on Fallout 76 (right now I am at level 80), and a house to clean as well as writing that needs to continue to be done.

My point here is that a movie, no matter how good it is,  should not stop your life.  You shouldn’t curl up in a ball and be sad it’s over.  I remember when the original “Star Wars” came out.  My buddies and I watched it 3 times the first week.  I watched it a couple more later and watched it on tape a few times.  Really excellent for the time.  “Endgame” did put that to shame (bigger budget and more technology and hyped), but still, just go on with your life.  At least, that’s  my humble opinion, such as it is.

So, what will you do after “Endgame”?  I know not everyone will even watch it, so, what do you do after your big thing, whether it’s a vacation, award, big presentation….?




Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets* – My first 6 of 5 stars

Show Rated PG13 about 2 hours.

Okay, okay, you know I have penchant for the underdog.  You know I even, um, exaggerate a bit (at times). (notice: NO spoilers below)

Well, sometimes, that exaggeration is well worth the time and the trouble to see.  This movie was absolutely fabulous.

It reminded me of Star Wars, The Temple of Doom, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Fifth Element all rolled up into one great show!

I mean, really, a lot of action, thrills, danger, mystery, espionage, and deceit all mashed together with a touch of romance and decent comedy.

Clive Owen, Cara Delevingne, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, John Goodman, and those are just the ones I recognized, all star in this symphony of

enjoyment.  Music from David Bowie, Bob Marley, and others add in to make a great soundtrack.

I loved all the movies I mentioned above, absolutely loved them, however, I truly think this one took me over the top.

You may or may not share my enthusiasm with this film, but you must watch ALL of it and then let me know in the comments.

I guarantee one thing: you like high adventure, sci-fi, and romance – you won’t be disappointed!!!

Right now, it is playing for free on Amazon Prime (or you can rent or buy it there).  May be showing other places-



*all images courtesy of Google.  If anyone can show me where a copyright is in violation, I will gladly remove the pic(s).


No, I have not gone renegade and am prompting for a war.  “Revolt” is a recently-release movie in the Netflix site under Science Fiction.

I don’t believe much in spoilers, so I will keep it brief.

You need to watch this if you are okay with violence, some bloody scenes, and enjoy a great story with pretty decent actors.

I give it a 4 of 5 stars.  It ranks up there pretty high for me.  I love B movies (Heck, I even like C movies), but this one is a cut above those.

It will have you sad and cheering and hoping and holding your breath.

It got better as the film progressed and had a dynamite ending.

Rated “R” for violence, it has my thumbs up.




Wonderful actress, up and coming….Scott



Scott L Vannatter

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