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Crinkle’s & Co., Denton TX

My little sis is graduating from high school this spring (sob!) and I’ve been trying to get plenty of QT in with her before she is off making adventures and being an all around awesome coed. We played hooky Friday … Continue reading

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Los Molcajetes, Fort Worth TX

I have a new favorite place for Mexican food, and I can’t believe C and I have never posted about it before.  Los Molcajetes is north of the loop, towards the Watauga/Keller area.  It feels like a bit of a … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014

I believe I have mentioned C’s love of Wes Anderson films. After my success with Moonrise Kingdom, I was excited to give his newest, The Grand Budapest Hotel, a shot. The characters here are the big winners. Funny, strange, and … Continue reading

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Short Term 12, 2013

A lovely film glimpsing the life of a young social worker at a foster-care facility for high risk teens.  We see these kids through the eyes of Grace, stunningly played by Brie Larson, while she see them through her own … Continue reading

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Midnight Cowboy, 1969

(New Category: Better Late than Never – non current movies in circulation.  Classics, previous award winners and even movies that I have seen 100 times like Barbarella.  What?) I remember when George thought he bought a car driven by Jon … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed, 2012

Thinking about an old flame?  Wish you could go back change things?  You can, but you must train. Why are there so many movies nowadays that leave K and I saying “Is that it?”  SNG did not disappoint in this … Continue reading

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China Trade, by S.J. Rozan and other Bill and Lydia books

Bill Smith and Lydia Chin are private investigators in Chinatown (that’s in NY if you know nothing about these things. Like me.) that always seem to find more trouble than they bargained for.  In their debut novel, Lydia is hired … Continue reading

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