Monthly Archives: September 2009

Charming Men of…Words

  September signals the start of a new school year—and a new television season.   The last couple of weeks my personal video recorder (PVR) has been hard at work. As a result, I’ve logged in more TV hours than … Continue reading

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What Makes it a Hit?

I’ve been pondering the question since the news of Patrick Swayze’s untimely death earlier this week from pancreatic cancer. When Dirty Dancing was released in 1987 it was a low budget film with no major stars in the cast— Almost … Continue reading

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Read a Book. See a Movie.

  Actually, I don’t like doing this.   If I read a good book—make that a really good book. One that captures my imagination so fully that I visualize the characters, sink into the story, and live it with them, … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in…

The word is—magic.   While I was off on my computer-less vacation, I wasn’t completely tech free. Thanks to a DVD machine and a TV, I watched quite a few movies at the cottage. Most were good to great. But, … Continue reading

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