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WRITING A BOOK
Monday, February 20, 2017      3 comments

Writing a book is exhausting but satisfactory way to accomplish what you feel you need to accomplish. In the mid 1980s I met, was interviewe... Read more
"TONI ERDMANN"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Friday, February 17, 2017      0 comments

The movie poster hails “Toni Erdmann” the funniest German comedy you will ever see while a few critics add ‘3 hour’. What was the last funny Germ... Read more
WINTER (FEBRUARY) 2017 IN FORT LAUDERDALE
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      2 comments

(FOR MY FRIENDS UP NORTH--NOT THAT I AM MENTIONING NAMES!) While some cities in the Northern United States of America have been having 7-9 days... Read more
"ELLE"--A MOVIE REVIEW---A MUST SEE
Monday, February 13, 2017      0 comments

On December 20 I wrote a review of “Things To Come” a movie starring Isabelle Huppert. In it I said, “Isabelle Huppert is one of th... Read more
"I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Friday, February 10, 2017      4 comments

(Disclosure--not full: I met James Baldwin at the 92nd Street YMCA in NYC just after his second book "Giovanna's Room" was published and he wa... Read more
"NERUDA"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      2 comments

When will I learn to walk out of a movie that is boring me?! I went to see “Neruda” only knowing that Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) was a Nobel Priz... Read more
MY CHRISTMAS/LEAP YEAR/EASTER CACTUS
Monday, February 06, 2017      5 comments

Blooming cactus I have the craziest Christmas/Easter/ Leap Year cactus!! I don’t remember when I first bought the Christmas cactus plant but... Read more
RUBIO'S COASTAL GRILL--A RESTAURANT REVIEW
Friday, February 03, 2017      3 comments

Rubio's, Chipolte, Fresca, Lime, etc., seem to be all of the same places. Yes, they are all clean, have some good service, use fresh items, are... Read more
"GOLD"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      1 comments

Matthew McConaughey can be hammier than any actor around as he is in many scenes of “Gold” but, at the same time, he can turn on a dime and touch yo... Read more
WINTER (JANUARY) 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE
Monday, January 30, 2017      1 comments

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=KSN5YC_v8Wo All of these photos were taken where I live at the Gateway apartments in Fort Lauderdale. The first few were taken at what we call The Point! You see speed boats to yachts g... Read more
IT'S A GREAT/GOOD WORLD BUT STRANGE!
Sunday, January 29, 2017      7 comments

OMG!!! We had a high of 'only' 60 degrees today--fol... Read more
"PARIS 05:59 THEO & HUGO"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Friday, January 27, 2017      0 comments

The film “Paris 05:59: Theo and Hugo” is three stories in one all melding together to tell a love story at its beginning, a coming out story as the ... Read more
"THE FOUNDER"---A MOVIE REVIEW
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      1 comments

A moviegoer enters a theatre with expectations whether it is seeing the star(s) or they have heard of the story line and, in some cases, who dire... Read more
COOKING AND EATING AT HOME PART 2
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      5 comments

Despite what some people may think I do most of my eating, & cooking to eat, at home. To some extant I do that to keep my weight in control. (that’s an... Read more
COOKING AND EATING AT HOME PART 1
Monday, January 23, 2017      8 comments

We all know losing weight is hard but, as many of us can tell you, keeping the weight off is THE battle. As a gourmet chef for many years I gave up ... Read more

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