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Approved Grant!

Wahoo!  I wrote a grant for Fund for Teachers, and my grant was accepted!  There is an orientation at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, and I’ve been awarded $5,000 to travel to Manzanar, CA and Hawaii!  32 more words


The Case for Christ

On Good Friday I headed out to the ol’ movie theater and was torn between seeing “The Fate of the Furious”, “The Zookeeper’s Wife” or “The Case for Christ”.   306 more words

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The Pilot Initial Thoughts

Last night at 7:20PM, us Whovians were given the first episode of the tenth series of Doctor Who. We rejoined the Doctor and Nardole, and we were (re)introduced to new companion Bill Potts. 922 more words

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Look at this – not just back, but back with a new thread!

Quite a long time ago, I thought I might start writing what will undoubtedly end up being a very sporadic, intermittent thread, featuring songs by artists with initials in their name, or songs featuring the same, or both. 211 more words

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How I'll Be Covering Series 10

Series 10 is just around the corner; it’s almost close enough to see (largely thanks to the rather stellar effort of the marketing team this series) and I’m personally very excited. 163 more words

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Hey, look! It does happen.  The family does go to the movies without me.  So it isn’t just me.  These fine folks however were responsible and went to the movies when it was a gray, rainy day…and it was spring break for the oldest one, so they were financially responsible as well – yay for matinee pricing! 97 more words

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Going in Style

Here we have a remake of a movie from 1979 that starred the late, great George Burns.  This time at the helm is the sometimes funny, Zach Braff, and by “at the helm” I mean directing; but it stars 5 (if you count Christopher Lloyd’s co-star credit) actors and an actress that have decades of time on the big screen, and in some cases over half a century each. 99 more words

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