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Taking Dolorous Umbrage at Betsy DeVos With No Apologies to Dolores Umbridge, But I Miss Alan Rickman

When you teach a number of years coupled with the fact that social media has become such a mainstay in our culture, you have the opportunity to stay connected with former students much more easily. 1,604 more words

Thursday Movie Picks: Movies Featuring an Actor/Actress that Passed Away in 2016

This is a bitter sweet theme for this Thursday and part of me was really hesitant about choosing movies for this one. Mostly because there are so many, since 2016 was a devastating year for the movie world from start to finish. 266 more words


Love Wins

The climax of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 brings us, at long last, to the final confrontation between the forces of Voldemort, and the forces of Hogwarts, led by Harry Potter. 1,020 more words


We were having dinner this evening and my daughter made a few jokes at the dinner table adding #BlueMonday to everything she said. Someone just finished the guacamole before I could heap on a second helping? 715 more words

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The Boy Who Couldn't

As the curtain opens on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth installment of the Harry Potter film saga, Voldemort is tightening his grip upon a Wizarding World that simply cannot find the collective will or courage to confront the evil in its midst. 734 more words

Alan Rickman and Palestine

Excerpt from article by Michael Holden, Haaretz Jan. 14, 2016. Let’s take a moment to honour this wonderful soul one year after it departed from this world. 265 more words


Die Hard (1988) - Ace Mini-Review + How Ace Is Alan Rickman?

Die Hard
Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia
Written by: Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza
Directed by: John McTiernan
U.S.A., 1988 283 more words