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HoC: (No spoilers.) – Is Frank Underwood Channeling Hannibal Lecter?

NOTE: This post contains NO SPOILERS. We all can surely admit to the brilliance that is House of Cards. Netflix hit it out of the park with this one, no doubt about it. It’s all most people are tweeting, reading, writing and … Continue reading

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Why I Write.

Why do I write? How do I write? How can I write? All my life I have been asked all the above questions and many more by friends, family and sometimes strangers. Maybe they were seated next to me as … Continue reading

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One Film Lovers Memories of Roger Ebert

Siskel and Ebert in their classic pose.    I can honestly say that most of what I learned about films, I learned from Roger Ebert. Most of us from my own and subsequent generations can surely say the same. From … Continue reading

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To be yourself.

All my life, my Mom has told me “Be yourself, you can’t be anybody else.” Wise words, and when I was young I used to wonder what the big deal was. Who, as a child, did not long to at … Continue reading

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It was the worst of times, it was the best of times.

I suppose the day after the tenth anniversary of 9/11, many people are still solemn and reflective. The anniversary events and the emotion are still very much on our minds, and that is as it should be. As I was … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed.

First of all an enormous THANK YOU to WordPress for choosing my article for Freshly Pressed. Honestly, you gave me my best day ever. To you, my kind, generous, funny, warm and engaging readers: THANKS SO MUCH! I am overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote of the Day

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt was first in the White House to hold weekly press conferences. She also wrote a widely popular syndicated newspaper column entitled “My Day”. Far … Continue reading

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