Monthly Archives: March 2008

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

After I got home yesterday, I watched the end of the Kansas-Davidson basketball game.  I didn’t think that the Davidson player got off a very good shot just before the buzzer.  Now we see that for the first time all … Continue reading

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Emil Brown’s Home Run

I got to the stadium just before the gates opened at around 11 o’clock for yesterday’s game.  The Giants were taking batting practice, and Joe Blanton was on the A’s bullpen mound throwing some pitches.  I noticed that one of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Story

I watched “Louisiana Story,” a film directed by Robert Flaherty back in 1948.  It shows these oilmen coming into the Petit Anse Bayou in Louisiana and disrupting life with their noise and speedboats.  It’s very nicely photographed in black and … Continue reading

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Waitress

Since it was spring break, I did not have a class to teach yesterday, and so I answered some e-mail and ordered a copy of the DVD of “The Iron Horse” through Amazon.  I went out to Longs Drugs to … Continue reading

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Shinjû: Ten no amijima

I heard the news that the A’s won their game in Tokyo against the Red Sox, with Rich Harden pitching well.  The final score was 5-1.  After two games, the team ERA was 3.35. The day at work passed quietly.  … Continue reading

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A Scanner Darkly

I went out to the Coliseum box office to redeem the voucher the A’s gave me for paying for my season tickets early.  I used it to get a ticket for the April 4 game.  While I was there, I … Continue reading

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The Constant Gardener

I was exhausted after I got off work yesterday.  I came home and tried to watch the bonus disc of “Easter Parade” but fell asleep.  When I awoke, I heard the postman knocking at my door.  He left me a … Continue reading

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