Sometimes, well…most of the time…when I knit after dark, I start to doze off. This becomes a problem in the winter months when the days are so short. To keep myself awake (and amused), I often put a movie DVD in my computer. And that’s where my confession comes in–I watched Mama Mia for about the twentieth time last night. I can’t help it. It still cracks me up, and I’ll never, ever get tired of seeing Pierce Brosnan’s backside in a pair of bluejeans. And I have a soft spot for Colin Firth, too (I’ve also watched the BBC production of Pride and Prejudice about twenty times). But my favorite by far is Meryl Streep. That woman can act, sing, and dance! What’s more, I have it on very good authority that she KNITS, too.
As long as I’m confessing, I might as well share my wildest fantasy as well. I would float right off the planet if Meryl were to buy one of my books or take a class from me. Of course, I’d need to start teaching in NYC or Hollywood for that to happen. But, I’d be just as excited if she were ever to read my BLOG. Oh, dear. I’m starting to sound like Julie Powell pining over Julia Child (played by Meryl herself) in Julie & Julia.