Tag Archives: 2011

Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist Roxane Gay published Bad Feminist in 2014, but it is even more relevant this week.  She titled the book Bad Feminist because many women, including herself, often do things that are considered not considered consistent with the Feminist … Continue reading

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Las Cruces 2016

Las Cruces Las Cruces is the City of Crosses.  It is 3,908 feet above sea level.  The Rio Grande provides the Mesilla Valley with water for agriculture.  It has an estimated population of 101,643. It is 56% Hispanic or Latino, … Continue reading

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Sister Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries Watching The Carrie Diaries on Netflix, something occurred to me. Carrie’s journey from Connecticut to New York City parallels the journey by Caroline “Carrie” Meeber in the 1900 novel by Theodore Dreiser. In Dreiser’s novel, eighteen year … Continue reading

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Peculiar

Peculiar It has been a peculiar week, more so because I’ve read the sequel to Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children than anything. The week itself has only been peculiar in the usual way that my life varies. When I … Continue reading

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Grimm

December 20, 2013 Grimm It has been a Grimm week. Although perhaps formidable emotionally, it comes from watching Season 1 of the supernatural series of the same name. Grimm first aired on NBC in 2011. It is a mix up … Continue reading

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Walking Metaphors

September 3, 2014 Moral Molasses is the title of a blog on The Walking Dead by Steven Scholzman in 2011. Though it was primarily about Season 2, it still holds true for Season 4. Perhaps more so. He asserts that … Continue reading

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Real Genius

Real Genius Val Kilmer Val Kilmer came to my attention in the movie Willow. His long black locks and killer sword wielding skills were incredibly attractive. Not to mention he was smart, sarcastic and down right funny at times. His … Continue reading

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Scandal

Scandal: Joanne Whalley I fell in love with Joanne Whalley in the move Willow. I wanted her long wavy red locks and her ability ride horses, shoot bows and arrows and sword fight. And she got to kick and then … Continue reading

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Can Love Last?

  Can Love Last? Can Love Last: the Fate of Romance over Time by Stephen A Mitchell came out in 2002. I read it in 2011.  This book is all about romance and its degradation.  Romance is closer to falling … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Science Fiction

September 18, 2012 Evolution of Science Fiction   The evolution of Science Fiction is filling my slowly passing time this week.   I’ve watched three very diverse movies on my days off: Another Earth, TiMER and The Forbidden Planet.        The … Continue reading

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