Category Archives: Other media

Books, movies, television

I’ve been thinking


I am a hugely lucky person. Things come easily to me. This is things, I am talking about. If I want to plant a garden, it blooms for me. I am not scientific about it, and I frustrate experienced gardeners … Continue reading

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Politics and Reel Life


I watched a very thought-provoking movie last night. It is at least a year old, and probably most of you have seen it. Ironically, it seems to have been made before its time, and is now so true it is … Continue reading

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A Cock-Eyed Optimist


When the sky is a bright canary yellow, I forget every cloud I’ve ever seen…. As I lay in my bed last night, unable to go to sleep (which happens quite often these days), I had so many things rolling … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of War


As I sit here listening to commentators and pundits talking about the presidential candidates, particularly those running on the Republican side, and listening once again to “oppose Barack Obama” no matter what, and the case of Iran, I am struck … Continue reading

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Royal Pains 2015


OK, I cannot really say too much about the new season after just one episode. Nor can I make any predictions. Actually, in the past, when I tried to make predictions about any television show (including Lost), I would discover … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable afterword


I have made a deal with TWC. It made me step back a bit, and perhaps not so pleased because so far as I can tell, helps only me, but I have had some fellow residents not so happy I … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable


Well, the big suits at another corporate world have done it again. They sat around and talked about how they could squeeze more money out of their watchers. And decided to go all digital. But, and this is a big … Continue reading

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