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Billy’s Oak Acres BBQ – Fort Worth, TX

I read about Billy’s Oak Acres BBQ somewhere and filed it away under my “places to try” mental folder.  So one afternoon when C and I were up in the north side of town heading to a movie, we decided … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter – 2012

Here’s a movie I was hoping to love!!  Some thoughts: I know, I know, it’s a movie.  A VAMPIRE movie.  But there was some serious liberties taken with the history here.  I have to mention it. I could have forgive … Continue reading

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Book Review Quickies

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for books lately… I need something fantastic, stat! Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout A collection of short stories focused on or related to the main character, Olive Kitteridge, this book was actually an … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

After watching The Descendants, I couldn’t help but feel like C and I needed some Feel Good Movie Watching.  I was hesitant as he loaded The Odd Life of Timothy Green into the DVD player, because it had been poorly … Continue reading

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Snow White and The Huntsman, 2012

Leaps and bounds better than Mirror, Mirror, with one fatal flaw…Kristen Stewart.  She was annoying, but I can’t remember why?  Now that’s pretty bad.  Like a bad taste in your mouth, but you can’t remember what you ate.  Better acting … Continue reading

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Book review quickies

The Prestige, by Christopher Priest I picked this novel up at the library because I remembered being fairly entertained by the movie with Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman.  Not realizing it had been based on a book, my curiosity was … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood

I really wanted to love this book, and I did like it once I got into it.  But. –          It was difficult for me to get into.  I tend to dislike books written in the type of voice that assumes … Continue reading

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