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Mr. Opossum

Mr. Opossum is back. Several months ago I blogged about a pesky opossum. He or one of his siblings is back. Early yesterday morning, around 4am, Cinnamon started barking ferociously. The stupid opossum was inside our yard played dead, as I guess opossums do. Anyway, I ended up waking Kaleb to help us corral Cinnamon and get her in the house so she wouldn't wake up the entire city of Park City. I'll be danged if that pesky varmint didn't come back again this morning around 3am. At least Cinnamon came to us right away and we got her in the house. This time it was in the tree that is between our house and the neighbors. Our neighbor tried everything to shake it out of the tree with no success. It's either time to set a trap or kill the damn thing!

I am reading Karen Kingsbury's newest book - Take One. She is a wonderful Christian author who has written several different series of books. This is the first in a new series.From the Back Cover
Could they change the world—before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them. Now they have done the impossible: raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. But as Chase and Keith begin shooting, their well-laid plans begin to unravel. With millions of dollars on the line, they make a desperate attempt to keep the film from falling apart—even as a temperamental actress, a botched production schedule, and their own insecurities leave little room for the creative and spiritual passion that once motivated them. Was God really behind this movie after all? A chance meeting and friendship with John Baxter could bring the encouragement they need to stay on mission and produce a movie that will actually change people’s lives.

In the midst of the questions and the cameras, is it possible to keep things above the line and make a movie unlike anything done before—or is the risk too great for everyone?

I am just about finished with this book, and it's another winner for Kingsbury!

We have a busy weekend ahead. Lots of errand-running on Saturday, and then we are meeting my best friend Melody at Warren Theatres to see State of Play with Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck. I've heard several positive reviews and am anxious to see it.

And a quote for this cloudy April day: "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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