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Agitarius | Day 54
Fancy Hollywood Directors Get Upset When Boots Are Not As Resplendent As Expected
Thursday, March 21st (Moon in Libreto)
Use forethought and actionable caution based on past mistakes to make this Thursday one of financial fruition! Always rely on money to be that small cork that can plug the hole in a foundering ship on a dark sea. Take an early lunch break to go to the marketing director’s bank to cash the $600 personal check from him (not the production company), avoiding the risk of it being canceled or held indefinitely at your bank before it clears. At home, after your girlfriend leaves for your mother’s, sit with Nestor’s Junior outside on the largess of your poncho, spread across a sizable percentage of your small lawn, as you attempt to smoke a brisket for his lunch tomorrow. This will be the first time you have to really talk since the stunned quiet of the car ride home from the commercial shoot yesterday. Despite being six, your “son” will still be processing the confusing nature of the things he saw and the words he heard at the studio yesterday. Sensing this fully grown weight pressing down on the shoulders of innocence, put your arm around his woolen shoulders and tell him how proud you are of him for doing something new. After a contemplative pause, he will ask—in a grab-bag of mispronounced words and phrases, though you will know exactly what he means—what a “sweaty horsefly on the donkey’s ass of cultural appropriation” is. Tell your “son” that sometimes fancy Hollywood directors get upset when an actor’s boots are not as resplendent as they had expected but there is not another pair to change into. Your lucky side will be tails as you subconsciously flip a quarter to decide whether or not to bull-whip your boss in front of his wife and children.
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