Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sale of the Centuries

This week: the lyrics to Star Spangled Banner, interspersed with YouTube videos of Walmart on Black Friday. You know the tune. Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? … Continue reading

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11 Things You Probably Won’t See On Facebook Today

1 My boyfriend is pretty average, and so am I. We spend our time together doing normal things and don’t go out much. 2 OMG! I’m a preening narcissist. 3 Conversation I just had with my mom. Me: For me … Continue reading

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Skyfall, Argo, The Way, Way Back, Blue Jasmine, Gravity, & Captain Phillips

I’m not scared of heights. But edges scare me witless. If a hill, say, is shaped like the top half of a circle, I can happily stand atop it and enjoy the view. Same goes for looking out the window … Continue reading

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The Tragic Tale of Robin Van Persie (A Manchester United Footballer)

If you ever visit Fenway Park – home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912 – for a tour, at some point you’ll hear some waxing lyrical about Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski. Especially his epic 1967 season, one of the greatest … Continue reading

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