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Movie one liners

A surprisingly moving docu-drama based on the final days of Jim Jones’ and his followers. It really bothers me that I never knew that it was as much murder as mass suicide. Very, very sad, but informative.  Jonestown: Paradise Lost … Continue reading

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Japanese Palace, Fort Worth TX

There is a Japanese-style building on Camp Bowie near the house that we pass by almost every day. It’s not open during the day, is dimly lit, and has no windows. I, obviously, thought it was the site of a classy geisha-esque … Continue reading

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Movie One Liners

Here are some movies we’ve watched lately Thelma and Louise, 1991 – A movie that made me feel proud to be a woman, and a sad and touching story of fear, friendship, and never looking back. A classic for a … Continue reading

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Book Review Quickies

The Story of Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic, by Michael Sims Although it starts out a bit slow, this biography of E.B. White and it’s focus on the creation of … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror 2012

Go for the forest, stay for the fashion.  Other than that, I wasn’t paying attention. K, your thoughts? C, I think the fact that you were distracted by the dirt bike game was a little unfair to Mirror, Mirror.  Now, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Quickies!

So, between being extra good about going to the gym every day, a couple of long train commutes, and a day at the doctor followed by some recoup time, I’ve found myself with a lot of reading time lately. Here … Continue reading

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The Woman in Black

  Some thoughts: I primarily wanted to see this movie to see post-HP Daniel Radcliffe.  That was a mistake.  It’s best to remember people on a high note. In terms of scare factor, this one ranked fairly high.  Not that … Continue reading

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