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Good Bones

Although it’s been nice and hot outside, just the way I like it, I’ve spent much of the week in an air conditioned office, planning for fall. 679 more words

"Good Bones"

I’m not a regular reader of poetry, but every now and then a piece will stick with me. That was the case when I read… 372 more words



“Liebes, es geht nicht darum, wie die Dinge sind, sondern wie die Dinge scheinen.”

  • Lady Violet Crawley – Downton Abbey

Ray Harryhausen and CLASH OF THE TITANS (1981)

A life-long fan of prehistoric creatures and outer space, Ray Harryhausen wanted to follow in the footsteps of Willis O’Brien and make the definitive dinosaur picture.  1,345 more words

Classic Movies

Strange and Wild

I read a craft tip recently from the poet Maggie Smith (author of The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, Tupelo Press 2015, among other works) that really resonated with me: 269 more words


366 Movies/366 Days Challenge - #81 The Lady in the Van

“If…when I write about all this, people will say there’s too much about shit.”

– Alan Bennett

This year, I’m taking up the Doug Loves Movies…

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High Five / 07


Happy Sunday, friends! Is your July off to a good start? I’ve been keeping busy with work {sixth graders continue to be the cutest} and rehearsals {we’re only a few weeks away from opening night!}, but my weekends run at a welcome slower pace; I think today, for example, calls for nothing more than a good book and a glass of lemonade. 797 more words

High School