Monthly Archives: January 2017

Hacksaw Ridge

Watching CBS Sunday Morning, I saw Rita Braver talking about how she had less than sixty dollars of take-home pay weekly in 1971.  I listened to Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me as I did my laundry.  I made my way … Continue reading

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Oakland A’s FanFest 2017

I woke up early and watched CBS This Morning.  I looked up the American Top 40 playlist for the weekend.  The Top 10 songs on January 28, 1978 were “Love is Thicker Than Water,” “Just the Way You Are,” “Come … Continue reading

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Toni Erdmann

I had to go to work in the morning.  I had a late lunch, and then I went out to see “Toni Erdmann.”  Peter Simonischek is Winfried, a man who has the time and money to act weird, particularly when … Continue reading

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Io sono Li

I went out to see “Arrival” again before I had to go to my class.  The second lecture was somewhat better than the first.  I was relieved that the first week of classes was over for me.  I went over … Continue reading

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Cochochi

A woman at the library told me that she thought that “Cochochi” was a good movie, and so I borrowed the DVD.  It was a story that made me think of “The Reivers,” and perhaps a little bit of “Bicycle … Continue reading

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Fences

On the radio, I heard the Oscar nominations.  I went over to the office to finish my syllabus and put together a homework assignment.  I thought about how expensive it would be to travel to Houston for the Super Bowl.  … Continue reading

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20th Century Women

I woke up early and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  Serena Altschul did a segment about camera obscura, and there were also segments with Michael Keaton and Henry Winkler.  I watched the first quarter of the game with the Falcons and … Continue reading

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