Monthly Archives: November 2017

Melody

Before I went out to work, I sat down to watch “Melody,” a movie from 1971 starring Mark Lester and Jack Wild that was made from an early script by Alan Parker.  It was supposed to be the inspiration for … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom

I had a long day of grading papers and dealing with students, and one student’s parent.  Only a few students showed up for my early class.  If they quit, I don’t pass them.  I wondered about David Cassidy’s memorial service.  … Continue reading

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Irrational Man

I was glad that it stopped raining.  I went out to the office to get some work done.  I did not buy anything on Cyber Monday.  I worked a tiring shift, although I took a few minutes to talk about … Continue reading

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Oakland Raiders 21, Denver Broncos 14

I woke up and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  The first segment was about COPD, and it made me think back on Leonard Nimoy.  I had seen a program about his life on Saturday night.  I watched segments about Stella McCartney, … Continue reading

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Wonder

I watched CBS This Morning, and they had a feature on R.E.M.’s “Automatic for the People” album.  Some people think that it is the best R.E.M. album, but I never heard a word of this discussion over the past 25 … Continue reading

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Golden State Warriors 143, Chicago Bulls 94

I found a long line outside the Oracle Arena when I arrived just before the doors opened.  The fans were impatient to get into the building.  I walked over to the team store and bought a T-shirt.  I forgot to … Continue reading

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

I watched a Partridge Family episode for the first time since David Cassidy’s death.  It was “Go Directly to Jail.”  Laurie said that she thought that Stuart Margolin had an honest face.  One inmate had either a hair or a … Continue reading

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