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I found a penny on the floor – head’s up! I must be lucky. March, makes me think of four-leaf clovers, rainbows, and pots of gold. 295 more words



Scrolling through Facebook, marking up photos and memes with hearts and thumbs up. Tweeting links for a post I wrote. Sharing ridiculous videos of dogs and cute babies. 143 more words


Pearl Harbor, propaganda art and American life

Pearl Harbor was the 9/11 of its time.

Located in Hawaii – a sun-filled tropical paradise, it was crucial U.S. naval base as Japan began to ramp up its empire-building goals. 334 more words


This breaks my heart

I was born in 1943 to parents who were part of a generation of folks known as “The Greatest Generation.” And indeed they were! I will always have a soft spot in my heart for this generation of Americans who came out of a depression, went to war, and saved the world from the Nazis and a fanatical Japanese government. 111 more words

Cinematic Poetry: Everything is Illuminated Review

“Everything is illuminated in the light of the past.” Two of us write on this blog and sometimes that means we disagree. In this case, there is probably zero disagreement, so we figured we’d cover it as one review. 531 more words

Movie Reviews

On Auschwitz I and II (Poland)

Forgetting them means letting them die again. (Elie Wiesel)

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. (George Santayana)

Night, night without end, no dawn comes. 173 more words


Book Review - The Girl From the Train

 I put this book on my wish list a couple of years ago.  I like to do that, so when I’m not in the mood to hunt through a hundred books on Overdrive, I can just pull one that’s available and check it out. 124 more words