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Seeking A Friend For The End of the World (2012)

Armageddon without the Bruckheimer-Action, twice the sweetness, twice the sadness, twice the memories. (and whoops!  everyone dies) What would you do if you only had 2 weeks left?  Bear arms? Bear food? or Bear your loved ones?  I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, 2012

I wasn’t sure about The Hobbit.  I was kind of bored in The Lord of the Rings movies.  The reviews have been mediocre.  But I’m happy to say that I was pleasantly surprised! Things we liked:         … Continue reading

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Royal China, Dallas TX

There are several Anthony Bourdain’s that I have purchased from iTunes.  Now with Netflix, I don’t have to do that, but for a time the episodes where he goes to Japan, China, Vietnam and Korea were watched on a regular … Continue reading

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Les Miserables – 2012

Where to begin, where to begin. I first read Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables probably about 10 years ago, after falling in love with the stage musical soundtrack.  Having never seen it performed, I wanted to understand what was going on … Continue reading

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Hard Eight BBQ, Coppell, TX

Guess who had a birthday this week? Yep, my beloved turned the big… oh wait, I don’t think I’m supposed to divulge that. In celebration of a birthday that shall not be named, we met my family at Hard Eight BBQ … Continue reading

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Gloria’s

So, remember how I mentioned we made exceptions for a few select chain restaurants?  Hello, Gloria’s.  My name is K, and I love you.  I took C for his first visit to Gloria’s ever, the other weekend.  I’ll be honest, … Continue reading

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