Tag Archives: 2017

Best Movies of 2017

Best Drama Darkest Hour – A powerful, and surprisingly moving presentation of Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) lovingly cranky leadership of Britain on the eve of World War II. The stirringly Capra-esque ending tugged unexpected tears from my eyes. The Shape of … Continue reading

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My Top Blog Posts of 2017

So, I’ve never done this before, and frankly it seems a bit narcissistic–as if the world revolved around my blog (but, then, it does, doesn’t it?). Anyway, for those few who don’t follow this blog site religiously (note self-mocking sarcasm), … Continue reading

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Best News Bloopers of 2017

“To err is human,” oh, so human. Some of 2017 was tragic. Some was joyful. Most of it was just, well, human. And kinda funny. Wishing you a joyful and un-embarrassing 2018!

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My Ten Favorite Movies of 2017 – So Far

I have lots of room in my heart for “mainstream” movies. You know, the ones people actually watch. I saw a film aficionado’s list of the 50 Best Movies of the 21st Century recently and suddenly felt terribly unsophisticated. Not … Continue reading

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Real Success!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
“May you be so successful this year that people attribute all kinds of things to you that you never actually said!” ~Albert Einstein But seriously…  This year, more than ever before, may you know and live…

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Notes to Self at the Beginning of 2017

I’m still alive. What unfinished work is keeping me here? Focus on that! “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, oh, so much better all the time (it can’t get much worse).” ~Paul McCartney “The beginnings and endings of all … Continue reading

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