Category Archives: movies

Singin’ in the Rain

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is snuggling down in front of the fire with the family,* sipping wine and watching some of our most beloved movies. Fortunately for me, this intimate group is overpopulated by nerds, and we love us … Continue reading

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Need A Math Tutor?

You have to love a place that has “Café” in its name, yet doesn’t serve food. Husbands, take notice. Saturday was a dream day for me. Perhaps it was repayment for my attendance at a Blues’ hockey game the week before, … Continue reading

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And Don’t Stick Beans Up Your Nose

I love going to movies, once a week or so makes me happy. Some are fantastic, a few are awful and most are mildly entertaining. No matter, they are a wonderful respite from the sometimes rocky reality of life. Bonus: … Continue reading

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Reel vs. Real

I have a bit of trouble sympathizing with movie stars. It’s frankly difficult for me to feel sorry for or even empathize with people who are paid ungodly amounts of money to play “let’s pretend.” They also get a few perks we … Continue reading

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True Confessions

I don’t think I am using the whole social media/internet stuff the way most do. I don’t spend a great deal of time working on getting the right angle for a selfie, I never post encouragingly affirmative snippets gleaned from … Continue reading

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Midwest Mom vs. Hollywood

What does Hollywood really need? More superhero movies? More impossible missions? More Academy Award-chasing dramas? Nope. What Hollywood needs is common sense. Every movie needs an editor/viewer with an eye for the absurd, the inaccurate, the insulting and the ridiculous, … Continue reading

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You’re Hired! (Not)

Honest self evaluation places my job search effort at about 13% at this point, a year into my mid-life “sabbatical.” I do, however, put 100% effort into reading about getting jobs. I am really good at that. The last self-help … Continue reading

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