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Summer, poets, goodwill’s and farewells

Something is worse in the world today than it was yesterday. One more wrinkle on the face of this old planet and one less reason to laugh. 721 more words



Candice Bergen’s book, KNOCK WOOD (reviewed in my last post), was one of too many biographies/autobiographies I’ve been reading lately. I read them because I’m into trying to get a handle on the “real” human being beneath the public persona of past legendary creative/performing artists I’ve “known.” 280 more words


The Law of Unintended Consequences and some 'local' film history

Laurier Palace Ste Catherine East.

A few years ago, well in 1988 according to the Internet Movie Database, my husband and I went to see a movie called Mississippi Burning. 1,244 more words

Montreal City Hall

Fox in the Icehouse (1930) by Carlos Najera

I was 22 years old then. There wasn’t much of a future there in Oxnard. I could work on the farms, and I did, but I was a high school graduate when most of the people in town did not finish eighth grade. 415 more words

Family History

20 years later; the 'Forrest Gump' effect on Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga (WJCL) – Two decades ago it all began with a feather and a church steeple. But its stamp left on Savannah can still be felt. 529 more words