Category Archives: Arts

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

This post has been gathering dust as a draft for seven months now.  It looks like now is a good time to dust it off and finish it, it may go some small way to explain some of the back-story … Continue reading

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Withering Heath

No, it’s not a paragraph about The Hobbit.  It’s about one of my favorite literary characters to hate, Heathcliff from Wuthering Heights. I read Wuthering Heights two or three years ago.  Many of my friends had read it back in High School.  … Continue reading

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Ewa Kupiec Online

     My favorite concer pianist now has a home on the web! Click here for Ewa Kupiec’s home page!      My wife and I got to see her perform George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue in Mainz, Germany.  It was a fantastic … Continue reading

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Random Wonder of the Day

     I keep checking in with every month or so, always with the same result.  Cheers season 9 hasn’t been released yet.  How much longer must I wait!?

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Life’s Been Good

     This evening was one of those rare ones.  It was a long but decently productive day at a day of work after a long week of a lot of work.  I was a little tired, but not too tired.  … Continue reading

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Great Song

    I first viewed this website a couple years ago.  Things like this always choke me up.  It’s a little more poignant now that I’ve lost friends in the war.      I wish I had the time to develop the … Continue reading

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Verily and Forsooth

    After piecing together a patchwork of time spanning about a year, I finally finished reading Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote.  I found it lively and quite entertaining, and wish I’d had time to read it all at a stretch.      … Continue reading

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A Movie for the Birds

    I took a break from studying today and watched Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 The Birds.  If I were you, I’d wait for the book.  Then leave the book at the library.       The only thing about the movie I … Continue reading

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A Rip in Heaven

    I took a little time to read A Rip in Heaven, by Jeanine Cummins.  Jeanine did a wonderful job relating the story of her family as they dealt with the assault and murder of her two cousins, Julie and … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

    I finished reading Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment.  The villain went to jail, did his time, and married the woman who waited for him.       Did Raskolnikov think he had a Napoleon complex?     Next up:  Real Estate Investing … Continue reading

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