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Movie Review: Alita Battle Angel

Movie Review: Alita Battle Angel “Science, in all its greatness, is still subject to human creativity. It starts the first moment a child tries to reach up and grab at the clouds. Soon, the child learns that his own hands … Continue reading

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Happiness is Natalie Portman: Annihilation

Happiness is Natalie Portman: Annihilation I’m going to college.  I don’t care if it ruins my career.  I’d rather be smart than a movie star. ~ Natalie Portman Natalie Portman I’ve been a fan of Natalie Portman for a very … Continue reading

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Movies make me happy: Reviews

Movies make me happy: Reviews A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. … Continue reading

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Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebrations Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to. ~ Bill Vaughan So New Year’s Eve is coming, amateur night as I like to … Continue reading

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Happiness is Star Wars

Happiness is Star Wars The film is an iconic pop-culture creation and touches a bazillion film goers to their very core. It can also be very useful. Useful? What the hell am I talking about? Glad you asked. What I … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: A Walk in the Woods

Appalachian Trail Happiness: A Walk in the Woods The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest ~ John Muir The Book So I, like many Appalachian Hikers, are not the biggest fans of Bill Bryson’s book, A Walk … Continue reading

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The Dude on Meditation & Buddhism

The Dude on Meditation & Buddhism The link below is to a really interesting interview with Jeff Bridges referred to me by my brother, and I realize not the typical post for this blog, but there is a connection.  For … Continue reading

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The Dude on True Grit, Meditation & Buddhism

The Dude on True Grit, Meditation & Buddhism Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they’ve been hurt, they’re sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that’s protecting this tiny, dear part in them that’s still alive. ~ Jeff Bridges The … Continue reading

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