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After The War Zone

After The War Zone:  Returning Troops and Their Families By Laurie B Slone, PhD and Mathew J Friedman, MD, PhD, 2008 The book was written to help understand the cycle of deployment and dealing with changes during deployments, as well … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Criticism

Anatomy of Criticism Northrop Frye, 1957 It is impossible to learn literature because literature needs to be dis-furnished from the study of it—or criticism.  Literary Criticism has many neighbors, including: Psychology and Sociology. Frye covers the Fictional Modes first.  Myth, … Continue reading

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2016 Television

February 29, 2016 Television The Walking Dead has returned from its mid-season. It seemed that people either loved it or hated it. Though they some inconsistencies, like them starting out walking during the day and seemingly not getting very far … Continue reading

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Fates and Furies

December 11, 2015 Fates and Furies Fates and Furies is a novel by Lauren Groff. It has become a bestseller since its release in September of this year. The reviews have been mixed. Groff is a talented writer, but Fates … Continue reading

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Shaw and the Play of Ideas

Shaw And The Play of Ideas By Robert F Whitman, 1977 Shaw’s hostility to Capitalism as the source of most of civilized man’s economic, social and moral ills, is both well known and persuasive throughout his writing….And war in general … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp When I started my new job, I was informed I was working with two very huge Johnny Depp fans. This was also the case at my previous job. I’ve always liked him and enjoyed most of the films … Continue reading

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Will To Power

Will To Power I saw Matt Damon in Mystic Pizza, Field of Dreams, School Ties and Courage Under Fire but never really noticed him. It wasn’t until I saw Good Will Hunting that I felt a connection to him. The … Continue reading

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God Put You In Our Way

God Put You In Our Way Heath Ledger was an extremely brilliant, but deeply troubled man. It seems so unfair that he was taken from us so soon, but at least we got him for a few years. He came … Continue reading

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Elementary

March 20, 2014 Elementary “Elementary my dear Watson,” is a well-known phrase. However, the line never actually appear in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s books. The phrase was first uttered in P.G. Wodehouse’s PSmith Journalist in 1915. The phrase … 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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