Under the Dome:Infestation (s2e2)

We start with a recap from last week. Angie’s dead and we don’t know who.

Oh, by the way…SPOILERS ahead…

The mystery girl from the lake was there when Angie bought it. But who did it? The girl? Big Jim? James?

Phil gets into cop mode.

Joe wants to lynch the girl. My guess is she’s from Zenith, if that’s what it’s called.

James’ mom drew a picture of the girl 20 years ago before she killed herself? She didn’t exactly die. A future mystery to solve…

Pine starts burning the fields because the butterflies are infesting the plants with eggs. The accelerated rate poses a threat to the town and resources. I guess she can’t breathe in the smoke from her fires. Not all science teachers area ad smart ad we think they are.

A better solution to the infestation is to dust the insects. I’m still not convinced it’s the best idea, but you know…  Big Jim is convinced the Dome is testing him. The town had confidence in him to lead them. Barbie flies the crop duster. Fuel runs low but at the last minute Big Jim had one of those I’m not as bad as you think moments and tells Barbie about a switch to the reserve fuel.

Joe almost misses his sister’s funeral looking for her bracelet. Why does James have it? Did he kill Angie?

Pine shows more of her character by siding with Big Jim away from everyone.

Dwight Yoakum guests stars next week? Otherwise not much for this week.

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Under the Dome:Heads Will Roll (s2e1)

We get some new characters in totally plausible ways. We get a recap of last season. And we’re about to get some more plot from the book?
Bring on the SPOILERS.

Junior’s uncle Sam, on his mother’s side apparently, befriends Julia (a future entrant to a love triangle? True Blood watch out! ). Barbie meets the science teacher. Angie lets Big Jim know just how she feels.

Speculation here:  the mysterious girl from the lake is the egg personified. She apologizes to Linda at the end, so it seems she’s responsible for the magnetic event.

Angie’s mom’s cafe is the Sweetbrier Rose. Isn’t that one of Snow White’s sisters? Two weeks in show time and everyone is packing in the cafe. Everyone, King included. Nod to the show? Doubtful because he’s been a writer since the start.

Junior has a vision of his mom. She’s somewhere near the Zenith tower. Another serious veer from the book because SHE’S ALIVE!

Phil Bushey gets deputized.  I could have sworn he was a serious druggie in the book. Fairly certain his name wasn’t Bushey either.

Nori and her mom get the chance to stay at Big Jim’s. Nori isn’t so keen but mom has a plan.

The big scene isn’t all of the now dead terrifying live characters, like Dodee does to Big Jim. It’s Big Jim trying to get Julia to hang him the way he was going to hang Barbie. No going to happen. Did the magnetic event end because of Jim’s sacrifice or Nori and Joe’s experiment? Hmm.

We’re getting quite a way from book canon. If every season is two weeks, they might make it to season 4 or 5. Creatively, the show might make it 6 or 7 with the dome intact. We’ll see.

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Snowmageddon 2014

The 12+ hour snow started about 715am.

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The driveway walls are 5 bricks high. Some of that is drift.

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Cool Restaurants

Our oldest’s next restaurant is called Pasta La Vista.

That is all.

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Movies: The Mortal Instruments

We watched this the other day. I wasn’t as annoyed by Lily Collins as I assumed I would be. I liked the movie more than I would have guessed. But…
I couldn’t help thinking it was Star Wars mashed up with Twilight.
Spoilers ahead…

Brother and sister fall in love only to find out the truth. The villain is really their father. Their mother sacrifices herself to protect her daughter. So on and so forth.

I did like that it wasn’t exactly the same. I just couldn’t shake the similarities. I’m still undecided on reading the books. Thankfully our library has them to lend. We’ll see.

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Merry Christmas, Everyone

Here’s hoping you have had a great day, even if you don’t believe or celebrate. Everyone needs at least one day off to enjoy friends and family. Count your blessings and have a good one.

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Uncertain

Just as he shut the door, she came in through the other door.
“I just dropped you off at school,” he said. “Why are you here?”
“Must’ve been a shift. I’m not ready yet. Will you take me in about ten?”
His expression went sour. “I just came from there. And now you’re late.”

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