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NOT AGAIN! Why We Tend To Watch The Same Movies Over And Over

I deem it the “Swayze Syndrome.”

There is a terrific article in The Atlantic this month about why we tend to watch some movies over and over again. 398 more words


Pest Control 101

We’ve been having a pest problem as of late. Not indoors, mind you, but in the yard and next to the garage. First it was a ground squirrel Peter not-so-lovingly referred to as “Patrick Swayze.” Mr. 418 more words


Give Me a Break

If you’ve followed along playing the home version of our game, you’ll know that I took some time off from EVERGREEN to work a little bit on another manuscript. 384 more words


Dirty Dancing: On feminism, crop tops and pre Roe V Wade by Rena Johnson

One evening, my grandmother boiled some water on the stove to make her tea; and while she waited, she decided to flip through the tv channels to see what was on. 752 more words


Unexpected Inspiration

Sometimes a movie encapsulates a period or a moment in all of our lives in such a way that it never dies.
Patrick Swayze

There are times that I am amazed at the way things fall into place…the timing of the universe…the way that we end up in the right place at the right time. 560 more words

Worth Fighting For by Lisa Niemi-Swayze

This is a book written by the late Patrick Swayze’s wife, Lisa, detailing Patrick’s battle with cancer. 250 more words


MY MOVIE SHELF: Dirty Dancing

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 289   1,229 more words