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Separate Tables

I heard the news on the radio that the Raiders had secured a huge loan for their plan for the Las Vegas stadium, which seems to indicate the end of their days in Oakland.  I just questioned why these banks … Continue reading

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Me estás matando Susana

I woke up and watched CBS This Morning chef segment.  Some of Jason Vincent’s signature recipes include Giant’s sweet and sour eggplant, Mollie’s Biscuits, and Whiskey Smash.  Vincent said that if he could share this meal with anyone past or … Continue reading

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Captain Fantastic

I hated going out into a storm.  On my way home from work, I stopped for a hamburger, and they had the Warriors game on their television.  It was just before the end of the second quarter, and the score … Continue reading

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Sing

I went out into the rain and to Jack London Square to see “Sing.”  I would rate it as mildly entertaining.  It had a pretty impressive cast, with Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Jennifer … Continue reading

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Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

I woke up and watched the CBS This Morning chef segment.  Some of Charlie Palmer’s signature recipes include Slow roasted chateaubriand for two with whipped potatoes, wild mushroom fricassee, and red wine shallot sauce, American Sturgeon Caviar, Buckwheat Blinis, Sour … Continue reading

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Little Women

I spent the day inside the office grading some papers and preparing for the last final exam of the semester.  I watched the TV movie version of “Little Women” from 1978.  It was a television all-star program with Susan Dey, … Continue reading

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La peau douce

After I returned home from work, I sat down to watch Truffaut’s “The Soft Skin” again.  Jean Desailly, the actor who played Pierre Lachenay, reminded me of Colin Firth.  Francoise Dorléac, who was Catherine Deneuve’s sister, played the stewardess Nicole.  … Continue reading

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