Monthly Archives: January 2011

True Grit

The Coen Brothers recently released their movie version of Charles Portis’ 1968 novel True Grit, and it’s a blockbuster.  Who would have thought Jeff Bridges could play one of John Wayne’s iconic roles so well?  It just goes to show that … Continue reading

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Memories Are Made Of This

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a photographic memory?  Boy!  Do I ever wish I had one now.  You see, I’ve been attempting to memorize my part in our local theater’s upcoming production.  I know I’m getting older, but really … Continue reading

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Signs, Signs — Everywhere A Sign

As I reflect on this past year I realize how fortunate I am.  I’ve had four shots in my right eye for macular degeneration and now realize that it was just plain luck — or maybe miracles — that have … Continue reading

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Epiphanies and Zombies

As you probably already know Zombies are the “in thing” these days.  I have no idea when zombies replaced vampires, but somehow they did.  That’s not really very interesting if you’re like me and really don’t care that much for … Continue reading

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The Theatre

Open wide thy mouth upon this lighted stage. Bask in the glory of these moments and all the accolades. It takes such energy and time to achieve this theatrical perfection. But ’tis well worth all the sacrifice when you hear … Continue reading

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Politics and the Law

I don’t normally get involved in politics, but I have been so disappointed for the last 2 years that I’ve devoted more time to reading about D.C. shenanigans.  Let me tell ya, I don’t like what I’m reading.  The 112th Congress … Continue reading

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