Tag Archives: Movies

This pisses me off.

I am trying to be in a good mood and often that requires purposefully not thinking about things that piss me off, but this has been impossible to ignore (though I’ve done a pretty good job up until now.)┬áIn what … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part Five: “We love it we love it we love it!”

Century Boulevard – We love it! Victory Boulevard – We love it! Santa Monica Boulevard – We love it! Sixth Street – We love it, we love it, we love it!! We love L.A! I get up early now. I … Continue reading

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I am not waiting for Superman. I want a more abstract thinker. Ironman, perhaps?

“…blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos.” ~ Douglas Coupland Again, it is all over the news. The Education Crisis in America. The situation is categorized as critical across the board, but each player in … Continue reading

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You You Yours: Owed to a junkie

You do not see, and if You are lucky, You make it impossible for others to see as well. I see. You have beauty, heart You have hands that tell the tale, maybe You are more than the junk and … Continue reading

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it came upon a midnight clear…

If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. ~William Blake, 1790 Christmas Eve, Sandpoint, Idaho – Last year I said I would be home for Christmas. And here I am. Though … Continue reading

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My Twilight Saga: or “How I learned to stop worrying and love Donnie Darko all the more.”

“Doesn’t he own a shirt?” [I must start this story by telling you three things: 1) I adore my friend J, 2) Matilda is not in this story… directly and 3) The above quote is categorically the best line in … Continue reading

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Going (senti)Mental?

I have heard it said that certain people “become sentimental,” and it is rare that this suggests something positive. Rather it seems to assume a lack of ability to somehow perceive things realistically or with any degree of sophistication. Not … Continue reading

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The brief and wondrous life of Oscar – WOW!

Sunday there was quite a lot of pre-Oscar speculation at my house as we all completed our ballots to see who could pick the most winners of the 24 major award categories for the 2010 Academy Awards. I find that … Continue reading

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It is so fun to talk with smart people…

I finished the Steig Larsson trilogy last week and was speaking with a friend of mine who I not only adore, but who is simply one of the smartest people I know. We got to talking about my recent, Lisbeth-related … Continue reading

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And finally, Avatar.

I saw it last night. I went to a late, late, late show (for me.) This meant no 5:35 or 6:55 a.m. ferry to town for yoga this morning, so considering that fact, you know I really wanted to see … Continue reading

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