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Tis the season... for hibernation.

Tis the season, right? For getting snowed in, secret Santa gifts, and cuddling on the couch with hot chocolate. For cozy sweaters, warm boots and fuzzy scarves. 573 more words

Ep. 22 - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (w/ @BrazenlyVirile)

In this week’s episode, we review the Francis Lawrence film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We also talk about the passing of director, Mike Nichols, the potential of a film based on the Boston Marathon bombing, Steve McQueen and Harry Belafonte teaming up on a film based on Paul Robeson, a Google data-based infographic on moviegoers, America’s favorite bad movies, and we discuss which movie family we’d like to spend Thanksgiving with, just in time for the holiday. 82 more words

The Pastures of Heaven

Even for those who read John Steinbeck, his early book, “The Pastures of Heaven,” is not well known. The 1932 novel is a series of 12 interconnected stories set in a valley so beautiful that the Spanish corporal who discovered it while searching for runaway Indian slaves was inspired enough to call it “Las Pasturas del Cielo,” or “The Pastures of Heaven.” 923 more words

Tsarnev Lawyers Lose Bid For Info In 2011 Killings

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seeking evidence about his older brother’s possible participation in a 2011 triple killing. 120 more words

Crime

Inspirational Team Hoyt Proves Anything Is Possible

In the past four decades, Dick Hoyt and his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, have together completed six Ironman triathlons, more than 70 marathons and a 45-day run and bike across the U.S. 62 more words

Fitness

Marathon Training: Weeks Sixteen & Seventeen

“The will to win is useless, without the will to prepare.” -Thane Yost

The marathon came and went but I’m a bit behind on my marathon training updates. 137 more words

Blogging