Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

I went out to see “Rogue One” again.  The audience was pretty enthusiastic about it, although the image of Princess Leia was sad to see after Carrie Fisher’s death.  I took the bus into Emeryville to buy two pairs of … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain

I arrived at the Richmond BART station at 9:44.  One of the few places that was open at 10:30 was Abe’s Pizza, and I had the carnivore slice.  The frozen yogurt shop closed early because the college students were gone … Continue reading

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I Love You Perfect

I spent part of the morning throwing away from old stuff from years ago.  It was a bit painful to do.  There was a fun dinosaur calendar from 1986 that I had to part with.  I had to let it … Continue reading

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Bed of Lies

I watched “Bed of Lies” with Susan Dey and Chris Cooper.  Dey was Vickie Daniel, a waitress who marries the son of the governor of Texas.  The marriage turns sour, and she ends up on trial for his murder.  I … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Prairie

We went to the casino, where I quickly lost almost all my money.  Since math and statistics are a big part of my life, I had no expectation of winning and made no serious attempt to do so.  I played … Continue reading

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The Living Desert

I rested a bit and sat down to watch “The Living Desert,” the Disney nature documentary I remember from my childhood.  I really liked how this film is in Technicolor, which makes the desert flowers look truly beautiful.  I thought … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2016

I watched CBS This Morning for their chef segment.  Some of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s signature dishes include Boneless lamb with mushroom crust and leek puree, Brussel sprouts cooked with smoked bacon and sage, Warm beets with cranberries and ginger, and Mushrooms … Continue reading

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