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The Twitter feed on this blog searches without much care or discrimination for anything that includes the word “research”. The resulting timeline is pretty incoherent, and it gives you a sense of how often we turn to this word, while meaning quite a wide range of things. 792 more words

Research Blogging

AGEE ON FILM (1948) - James Agee, an inspiring critic

Ever wonder what causes a movie reviewer to become a movie reviewer?

When I was a 10-year-old kid just getting into classic movie comedies, I went to the library and checked out the book  320 more words

The African Queen (1951)

And you call yourself a Christian! Do you hear me? Don’t ya? Don’t ya? Huh? What ya being so mean for, Miss? A man takes a drop too much once and a while, it’s only human nature. 1,131 more words


ON THIS DAY: November 27, 2017

November 27th is

Bavarian Cream Pie Day

International CARE Day *

Pins and Needles Day *

National Statistics Day *

Cider Monday *

Cyber Monday * 1,294 more words


Hiding in Plain Sight: Leaders in Our Midst

There are certain people who touch the lives of others, some lightly, some deeply, seemingly without effort or without concern for their own standing.  To me, they more closely resemble the flight of bees fertilizing one flower after another than the deliberations of those in search of influence.  1,132 more words

Letters On Aging

Listen: James Agee and Morten Lauridsen

If you’ve been here awhile you may recognize Lauridsen’s name–he’s responsible for some beauty we listened to together last fall, a wonderful setting of O Magnum Mysterium… 148 more words


The Sea – and James Agee

We have been to see the sea. We see it fairly often in any case but this time it was for a long, hard look, the window of the sitting-room of the rented apartment giving straight out onto the smaller beach and a wide view of the sea. 1,485 more words

Modern Literature