Tag Archives: Death

Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Joan Didion: Conversations and Essays

Joan Didion: Essays and Conversations Edited by G. Friedman, 1984 Introduction: Play It As It Lays shows a preoccupation with existentialism. She examines the nothingness of the void as in Sartre and Camus—particularly The Myth of Sisyphus.  Kierkegaard She does … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Why

April 28, 2017 Thirteen Reasons Why 13 Reasons Why is a Novel by Jay Asher. It came out in 2007.  Netflix released it as a 13 Episode Series on March 21, 2017. Since then, it has created much controversy.  While … Continue reading

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Rogue One

November 17, 2016 Rogue One Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out on Wednesday.  I took the kids to see it today. The film is considered to be 3.9 in the series in that it takes place after Revenge … Continue reading

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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Season 6: Unburnt

May 9, 2016 Mother         Mother of Children, Mother of Two, Mother of Kittens, Mother of Dragons. This week culminated into Mother’s Day and a celebration of mothers everywhere. That night we watched Once Upon A Time. Killian chose to … Continue reading

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Forever The Age of Adeline

September 14, 2015 Age of Adaline The Age of Adeline is a 2015 romance starring Blake Lively. Earlier this year, Ana and I saw the ads for it and decided that Adaline and Henry Morgan would make the perfect couple … Continue reading

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