Tag Archives: Carrie Fisher

Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

My Real Memoir I’d always been in love with movies. I wanted with every fiber of my being to be Gene Kelly. To sing like him. To dance like him. And most of all, to kiss girls like him. Especially … Continue reading

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Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

I’ve always been in love with movies. As a kid I wanted with every fiber of my being to be Gene Kelly. To sing like him. To dance like him. But most of all, to kiss girls like him. Especially … Continue reading

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The Road to Wisdom

“I shot through my twenties like a luminous thread through a dark needle, blazing toward my destination: Nowhere.” ~Carrie Fisher Aging isn’t for sissies, as the expression goes. A very old patient recently visited a doctor friend of mine. “Good … Continue reading

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…and Goodnight, Debbie

I posted a tribute to Carrie Fisher yesterday, with no idea that today I’d be posting one about her mother, Debbie Reynolds. My childhood crush, Debbie broke through to stardom in the film Singin’ in the Rain (possibly the greatest film musical ever … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Sweet Princess…

Nimble-witted, tempestuous, and almost too tender-hearted for her own good–that’s the Carrie Fisher I remember. Goodnight, sweet princess. Praying* for the girl I met long ago and for the woman she became. I wrote an indirect tribute to her a while back. If … Continue reading

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Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

I’ve always been in love with movies. As a kid I wanted with every fiber of my being to be Gene Kelly. To sing like him. To dance like him. But most of all, to kiss girls like him. Especially … Continue reading

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