Jot – What?
My hearing keeps getting worse, so this is a word I use frequently. The feeling of constantly stepping closer to someone, and repeatedly saying, “What?” is utterly humbling.
One day, I will have to get hearing aides. Then, I won’t be able to have them in, as the family talks on their cell phones. Will I ever be able to hear? I don’t think so, because someone is always on a phone. Ugh!
My family is so sick of me saying “what?” they just stop trying. Once I start -they stop. I guess, if you don’t get it the first time -it wasn’t worth hearing.
When my dad stopped hearing well, he began sleeping most of the time. The TV couldn’t be turned up loud enough, for him to enjoy it. He loved TV. I do too! If I’m not writing -it is my escape -or a great book.
The Shannara series is on VUDU, right now. I am a huge fan of Terry Brooks. When they first announced they would be doing a TV show, I was a little disappointed. I’ve always wanted his books to be made into movies, like the other greats: Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and Hunger Games.
Still, I am not disappointed in the show. They’ve had to twist the story around, to help fill in the many details you wouldn’t understand. Although, it holds true to the flavor of Terry Brooks original story. The male characters -are not as ‘d envisioned. I saw Will, as long and lanky. I pictured Allonon as being truly tall, and a darker looking face. He doesn’t surprise me enough. Allonon always catches me by surprise, in the book. Their trying to convey that, but it isn’t working. I suppose they will get better, as time goes by. I do like the guy who showed up on episode 3, and the girls are just as I would have seen them, in my own imagination.
My poor daddy -at least, in the silence of my mind -I have writing.