Category Archives: movies

Giving Books Second Chances…or More

I’ve posted before about how I could not ‘get into’ the Hobbit/Lord of the Rings, nor the Narnia books and how now, I adore those series. I think there are others that I might need to go back to and … Continue reading

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Minor, or Major?

No, we’re not talking about music, but when I hear the words major and minor, my first thought is scales and chords. This week, we were asked to discuss “unsung heroes in books or movies: a character who does not … Continue reading

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Yippee-Ki-Yay

Finally READING the Classic Westerns By Jeff Salter Though I have been a huge fan of Westerns – on TV and at the movies – for my entire life, I somehow never got around to READING hardly any of them… … Continue reading

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Wheel Was Not Spinning

You are incapacitated and can neither bear to read or write: How do you spend your time? I posed this week’s question because it has happened to me. I had radical neck surgery and it did not occur to me … Continue reading

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Praiseworthy

I understand that I do a bit of complaining and rants about writers getting things wrong. I think we can all learn from the mistakes made by others, in all walks of life. However, this week I would like to … Continue reading

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Get Lost:LibriVox/Project Gutenberg/Internet Archives

LibriVox is an organization dedicated to finding literary works which have fallen into public domain and making readings of them to share with the world. Volunteers do the recording. Works in the public domain are those whose copyrights (in U.S. … Continue reading

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

On this Free Week, I will finish the thought I began a couple of months ago on an audiobook I listened to on YouTube; one that had me enthralled. It was the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. As I have … Continue reading

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