Tag Archives: 1997

The Dark Tower Series

June 18, 2006 The Tower We journeyed toward the tower, passing through the wilderness. The sun was setting in the western sky, but it was still incredibly hot. What was the tower anyway? The center of power? The gateway to … Continue reading

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A Certain Slant of Light

September 27, 2012 Slant of Light “A Certain Slant of Light—on winter afternoons—that oppresses like the weight—of cathedral tunes. Heavenly hurt it gives us—we can fine no scar—but internal difference—where the meanings are,” wrote Emily Dickinson. The poem talks of … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith I remember the first time I watched Clerks in 1995 quite vividly. The day was worthy of a Kevin Smith movie in my opinion. I’d spent the day with my friend Nikki. She’d told me that there was … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Mad About Belinda Carlisle

Mad About Belinda Carlisle Belinda Carlisle became a favorite singer of mine with her song Heaven Is A Place on Earth back in 1987. I made sure to put that song on my cassette tape compilation. I’d recently gotten more … Continue reading

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The Ethical Slut

The Ethical Slut The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships and Other Adventures by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy first came out in 1997. It was updated and reprinted in 2009.   The two authors want to … Continue reading

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Sweet Valley High

Sweet Valley High Ana and I watched Season 1 Disc 3 of Sweet Valley High on DVD.  I remembered catching the show a couple of times on a Saturday or a Sunday, but I never knew its regular time slot.  … Continue reading

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