Monthly Archives: February 2013

Movie Review: Robot & Frank (2012)

Robot & Frank (2012) 3 out of 5 stars I saw a preview for this indie drama recently, either at the theatre or on another DVD, so I added it to my Netflix queue. The story intrigued me by having … Continue reading

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Baking Up a Storm (Winter Storm Q That Is).

I didn’t get quite as much done domestically as I’d hoped yesterday during my ‘snow day‘ home courtesy of Winter Storm Q.  I should have been baking bread all day long.  Instead, I ended up working from home for the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Double Indemnity (1944)

Double Indemnity (1944) 4 out of 5 stars I rarely find time to watch all the movies I’ve recorded to my DVR from TCM.  Saturday afternoon I started watching Double Indemnity with my daughter, who happened to be visiting.  I … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Dying Dragon, Springing Snake

Tomorrow, I celebrate the 27th anniversary of my journey into motherhood.  And the little bundle of joy I brought kicking and screaming into the world twenty-seven years ago, arrived safely, after a long drive north from Texas, to visit us … Continue reading

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Keeping Me Up Late

I collected my commemorative mug (shown at right) from the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library this past Monday, the 4th of February.  I completed the reading log form via the ‘While the City Sleeps’ web page, noting … Continue reading

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Sunrise (Singular) for Groundhog Day

No repeats.  No snoozing to ‘You Got Me Babe’ from the alarm clock.  Just one single solitary sunrise to greet the groundhog last Saturday morning: I almost gave up on this sunrise. The clouds stayed a dismal grey until the … Continue reading

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