Archive for June, 2010

Protected: How You Value Money – A Possible Relationship Killer

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Toy Story 3: Is the Theme Similar to the FaceBook Craze?

[Note: This is Part 2 of my Toy Story 3 Review. Part 1 is yesterday’s blog.] Before espousing what I think are the themes of Toy Story 3, first a little plot summary. Toy Story 3 is told from the point of view of Woody (For anyone not familiar with these amazing animated movies, Woody […]

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Toy Story 3: Feast for the Eyes, Heart, and Imagination

“Holy Mole Guacamole!” says Hamm the Piggy Bank in the movie. And that sums up Pixar’s latest (and perhaps greatest?) creative effort.The reviews have been (almost) unanimously spectacular: 180 positive reviews on Rotten Tomato; 3 negative. (Who were those people? Space aliens? Cruella de Vil, Scrooge, and Lucifer?) I concur with the masses. It may […]

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Protected: Obama’s Fatherhood Initiative (He Should Scold Some Mothers, Too)

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What to Wear: Jeffrey Campbell Shoes and a Ceil Chapman Dress (But Not Together)

This is my 250th Blog! And do you know what that means, boy and girls? It means time for NEW SHOES (for ME, not you). I have started a tradition of rewarding myself for every 50 blogs I post in the form of shoes. (See my blog on 4/24/10.) This is one tradition I seriously […]

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Protected: Real Fathers and TV Fathers

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Protected: A Story about Mrs. Story

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Joyce Carol Oates, Alice in Wonderland, and Bad Writing Teachers

As mentioned in the Writer’s Almanac, yesterday was Joyce Carol Oates 72nd birthday. It said the book that influenced her writing most was Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. The reason was “she loved how Alice was calm and rational when facing nightmarish situations.” Alice left a BIG impression on me as a child as […]

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The Bloody Sunday Truth: Irish = Innocent; British = Murderers

Well, well, well….looks like what the Irish have claimed for the last 38 years has finally come to light. Yesterday the British Parliament released the Saville Report that unequivocally states that 14 unarmed Irish civilians were shot to death by the British Army on Sunday, January 30, 1972 in Derby, Northern Ireland. The British government and military […]

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Rush Limbaugh, Pebble Beach Golf Course, and Me

I’m NOT a fan of Rush Limbaugh’s radio show. I’ve listened to it only a couple times—for a few minutes—and that was enough to be grossed out. As much as I find him offensive, my Dad finds him terrific. No shock there… A few years ago I attended a PGA golf tournament, the AT&T Pro-Am […]

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