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Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words

I watched CBS This Morning and a feature on tater tots.  Serena Altschul talked about sparkling water and had to include her 3-year-old daughter in her segment.  I learned something about pepperoni rolls in West Virginia.  My parents phoned me.  … Continue reading

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Widows

I returned from the shopping mall and had a late lunch before heading to the theatre to see “Widows.” The movie attracted quite a few people who talked at the screen and rooted for characters to be killed. Viola Davis … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

After a long day of work, I stopped to buy a burrito before heading to the theatre to see “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.”  The opening sequence had Johnny Depp as Grindelwald making an escape that brought to my … Continue reading

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Shampoo

I was about to start grading a stack of tests when someone came into the office and told me to evacuate.  They were closing the building because of the poor air quality.  I went to the theatre to see “The … Continue reading

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Babettes gæstebud

I worked on an exam answer key and preparing for a day of classes, but I got sleepy and cut my work short. I stopped to buy a burger and then headed home to watch “Babette’s Feast.” It was one … Continue reading

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The Jerk

After a long day of classes and listening to conversations about the smoky air, I returned home to watch “The Jerk” again. The Blu-ray edition didn’t look fantastic, and I suppose this is not the type of movie you really … Continue reading

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Mid90s

I woke up slowly and was glad that I didn’t have to go to work.  I slowly had some breakfast and then took the buses out to Emeryville.  At Barnes and Noble, I bought a copy of “A Room with … Continue reading

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