Monthly Archives: October 2015

Our Brand is Crisis

I went to a meeting in the morning and was thankful there was food there so that I had the energy to get through my shift. I checked my bank balance and was pleased at my big payday. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Gremlins

I got a lot done but saw that many students have stopped showing up to class. I returned home and dropped off some stuff. I went into the record store and bought the Blu-ray disc of “For All Mankind.” I … Continue reading

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Kagemusha

It was supposed to rain, and I went out with my umbrella, but I saw no rain at all. I worked on materials for my classes and headed out to work. I listened to the end of the World Series … Continue reading

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Little Miss Sunshine

I spent the day doing work for my classes. I discovered that one of my former students had a twin sister, so I wondered if the twin ever sat in for my student without my noticing. After I was done … Continue reading

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In Search of Lost Time: Swann’s Way

I read news reports about red meat as the cause of cancer. The day at work was rather tiring because things went wrong, and some of the staff was missing. At a bus stop, I ran into a former student … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs

I watched CBS Sunday Morning and got a phone call from my parents. On the television, I saw a segment about the life of the late Maureen O’Hara. I also saw a report about Phan Thi Kim Phuc, the Vietnamese … Continue reading

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

I watched CBS This Morning and its chef segment. Some of Mike Price’s signature dishes are Cranberry Ginger, Crème Fraiche Panna Cotta – huckleberries, toasted almonds, Delicata Squash and Honeycrisp Apple Salad – grapes, toasted pumpkin seeds and pecorino, Roasted … Continue reading

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Napoleon Dynamite

I went out to the office and did some work before I took the bus to the Grand Lake Theatre. I was there to see “The Martian” for a second time. At this point in its release, it was screened … Continue reading

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Tremors

I heard the news about the death of Marty Ingels. I got up to go to work. There were lecture notes to write, and I submitted grades. I went out to the record store and looked through the bargain bins. … Continue reading

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Born Free

I kept hearing on the news that it was Back to the Future Day. We don’t have flying cars, and we’ve stopped using fax machines, but we do still see Michael Jackson nostalgia. I went over to the office and … Continue reading

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