Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jackie

Gordon and I just watched Jackie. It’s very thought provoking. This is a movie about Jackie Kennedy, not Jack and his foibles. The film starts with Jackie¬†talking to a reporter about her life after the assassination.¬†I was horrified to realize … Continue reading

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Lion, Moonlight

Gordon and I watched Lion and Moonlight yesterday. Lion is the story of a 5-yr-old Indian boy who fell asleep on a cargo train and was carried away to Calcutta, 1200 miles away. He didn’t know the name of the … Continue reading

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La La Land

Gordon and I watched La La Land last night. It’s a fanciful, bittersweet fable about chasing the Hollywood dream. Sometimes dreams do come true; just not all of them maybe. It’s a love story: love for an artistic vision, love … Continue reading

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Florence Foster Jenkins, Manchester by the Sea

Gordon and I drove over to Beverly Hills today to see a screening of Florence Foster Jenkins. The problem with BH is it takes a long time to get across town. It also costs a fortune to park and, of … Continue reading

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Marketing a Book

I’m supposed to be marketing my debut novel, First Year, and I’m terrible at it. But I got some great reviews! I’ve included two. I’ll put up more next week. The only good copy is on Kindle and right now … Continue reading

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2017 Rose Parade.

Happy New Year a day late! Gordon and I got up at 5:30 this morning to catch a train to Pasadena for the Rose Parade. The train was packed with parade goers but I managed to get a seat while … Continue reading

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