I managed to stay up last night to watch the Academy Awards. My youngest daughter was already counting the zzzzzzzz before 10:00 pm. Hugh Jackman couldnt have looked any better. I must say, I was really pulling for Micky Rourke to win-that was disappointing. Sophia Loren looked lovely, but my sweet little Goldie Hawn looked a little tooooo stretched for me. She always seems so bubbly and sweet, but for a minute there visions of Joan Rivers were dancing through my head. Did I miss the memorium for Heath Ledger? Didn't Paul Newman die this year? Or am I getting senile? Meryl Streep needs to rethink her wardrobe the next time around. I think the dress and the color of it made her look years older. I lost it when Ben Stiller pulled the Yaquim Phoenix (I know I am spelling it wrong) bit. I did like the way they presented with the past winners. Lots and lots of beautiful glam dresses. The hairstyles were also very similar with the wispy pulled back tossled look-very becoming on the ladies. I noticed the jewelry was very toned down this year. I am sooo happy Jerry Lewis got recognized. I have grown up watching and loving that special man. I think the hardest part for me is to see the stars aging along the way. Makes me realize how fleeting time is and how fast it passes. Enjoy every moment!