Monthly Archives: November 2013

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

One of the songs I heard during the CBS This Morning show yesterday was “What is Life.” Someone there remembered that it was the anniversary of George Harrison’s death. I sent out a message to my parents about my Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Where the Boys Are

I prepared my Thanksgiving food while watching CBS This Morning. They reminded me of John Lennon’s last concert performance with Elton John in 1974. A.O. Scott talked about holiday movies. My meal wasn’t as good as eating at a restaurant, … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines

I’ve heard a lot about the Beastie Boys’ song “Girls” on the news lately. I think that people shouldn’t use music without permission, of course. I’m not bothered by the stores that are open on Thanksgiving. It gives an alternative … Continue reading

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Bless the Beasts & Children

I had a day of work which upset me a little bit. I didn’t make any comments about the latest A’s trade. We talked about movie stars like Burgess Meredith and Vera Miles. I had to deal with lagging students. … Continue reading

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Prime Cut

I took some time to go out to the office. The nights are long, but it’s difficult for me to sleep. I kept hearing about the man who broke the fall of the woman who jumped off the third deck … Continue reading

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Sebastian Janikowski’s Two Missed Field Goals

I watched the Food Issue of CBS This Morning. Serena Altschul had three short segments, about hot food items like kale, macaron cookies, and meatballs. I got a call from my mom, telling me that the mornings in her house … Continue reading

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Portland Trail Blazers 113, Golden State Warriors 101

I was slow to get out of bed on a Saturday morning. I watched the end of CBS This Morning with the chef Tom Colicchio, who offered the recipes for Herb butter turkey with gravy, Sausage stuffing with caramelized leek … Continue reading

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JFK

The wind on Thursday night left a mess on the streets. I watched a bit of CBS This Morning, which had some reports on memories of the day Kennedy died. I headed to work, where I had a task of … Continue reading

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Leave Her to Heaven

I went to the office to do some work. Before noon, I returned home to shower and shave and watched the Hawaii Five-O episode “The Last of the Paperhangers” with Kevin McCarthy. I went over to the record store to … Continue reading

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Kiss Them for Me

The rain came down steadily, and I tried to get some work done, but my concentration was disrupted by two meetings. The copy machines did not work. I bought some things from Amazon, like the Robert Hilburn biography of Johnny … Continue reading

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