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Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ THE EXORCIST

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ THE EXORCIST

The journey continues through my 10-day movie challenge after being tagged by a friend on Facebook.  I have been tasked to do the following:   Each day for the next 10 days, post an image from a film that made an impact on you.  But do not include any explanation. Only the photo.    So, of course, I’m ignoring that last part of the task and putting the explanation elsewhere, in the form of goofy little audios (5 minutes or shorter) on my YouTube channel. If you really do want to know why I picked this this next motion picture,...

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Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ WORKING GIRL

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ WORKING GIRL

I’m continuing my multi-day movie challenge having been tagged by a friend on Facebook.  Here’s my homework every day during the challenge:   Each day for the next 10 days, post an image from a film that made an impact on you.  But do not include the story behind your choice. Only a photo.    Yeah, sure. Right. Here I share a brief audio (about 5 minutes in length) about the story behind my selection. If you care to listen, click on the link below. Otherwise, look at the pretty pictures and nod to yourself.  ...

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Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ A ROOM WITH A VIEW

Posted by on Jun 10, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ A ROOM WITH A VIEW

So, if you’ve been following along the last few days, you know that I was recently tagged to take part in a Facebook group tag-you’re-it movie challenge.  Here’s what I’ve got to do every day during the challenge:   Each day for the next 10 days, post an image from a film that made an impact on you.  But nothing more – no story, no reason, no explanation at all. Just the photo.    It’s harder than you think. Anyway, I always find ways. Quiet little rule-breaker that I am, I’m sharing the...

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Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ ON THE WATERFRONT

Posted by on Jun 9, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ ON THE WATERFRONT

Since being tagged in the latest and greatest Facebook group tag-you’re-it activity, I’ve learned that some of my friends and followers have similar movie tastes. Let’s see who the classic film buffs are with this selection.  The challenge I’m taking part in demands the following:   Each day for the next 10 days, post an image from a film that made an impact on you.  But no other explanation. Only the photo.    For those who DO want to know more, I give you the rest of the story in a series of accompanying...

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Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ AMERICAN GRAFFITI

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks That Made a Big Impact on Me ~ AMERICAN GRAFFITI

Recently, I was tagged in the latest and greatest Facebook group tag-you’re-it activity. This challenge demands of its participants the following:   Each day for the next 10 days, post an image from a film that made an impact on you.  But no other commentary. Just the photo.    Since not explaining is something I’m incapable of doing, I’m posting only a photo on my personal Facebook page with no title, no explanation, nothing else. But for those who want to know more, the reasons or history behind my choosing that...

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Great American Read ~ Reviews: CHARLOTTE’S WEB

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Blog, Book Bloggers, Books, Great Reading Challenge | 0 comments

Great American Read ~ Reviews: CHARLOTTE’S WEB

Check out my latest book review on GoodReads, part of the Great American Read Summer Challenge 2018 I embarked on last month. My mission: to knock off as many of the 78 books I have never started and/or finished on the Great American Read booklist shared by PBS affiliates across the country recently.   This time around, I picked a children’s literature classic that I’d seen on the little screen in movie form but to my recollection, never explored on the page – E.B. White’s barnyard adventures found...

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Ten Flicks that Made a Big Impact on Me ~ AMADEUS

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in Blog, Movie Views, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Ten Flicks that Made a Big Impact on Me ~ AMADEUS

When I got tagged on my personal Facebook page by a friend and former newspaper colleague to take part in the latest circulating, tag-you’re-it activity, I was excited. I don’t usually react that way when I’m tagged. Most of the time, a bit ashamed to admit – I ignore tagged requests. But this one was different. This one was about…MOOOOOOOOVIES.   I think I might have squealed out loud when I saw the tag. Or maybe I meowed. (“You made a woman meow?” Hee. Yeah, you may see that one pop up on this...

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Great American Read ~ Reviews: THE LITTLE PRINCE

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog, Book Reviews, Books, Great Reading Challenge | 0 comments

Great American Read ~ Reviews: THE LITTLE PRINCE

This year’s Great American Read Summer Challenge 2018 is underway. The first book on my trek to read more The Little Prince has been read and reviewed, and the second Charlotte’s Web  has already begun to spun its literary charm. If you read my recent blog, you know that I am on a mission. No, not a mission to read 78 books or series of books that I have either never started or never finished years ago. I’m more realistic than that. My goal is to simply read, read, and read some more. If I knock off 10 or 20 of these books,...

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A Great Reading Challenge Begins…Care to Join Me?

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Blog, Books, Great Reading Challenge | 0 comments

A Great Reading Challenge Begins…Care to Join Me?

Many moons ago, I found this cool desk sign with a phrase that really spoke to me. I think I found it at a garage sale or thrift store.  I looked up the author, because I did not recognize it, and came to find out it was from a book I had heard of but never read. I wish I could include a photo of that sign with this blog but somewhere in my corporate travels (read: department shuffling and layoffs), I believe I may have lost that very insightful sign.   I remember the words though. “What is essential is invisible to the eye.”...

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Favorite Reads: Vote Now, Vote Often!

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Blog, Book Bloggers, Pop Culture | 0 comments

Favorite Reads: Vote Now, Vote Often!

Have you caught this week’s launch of The Great American Read? PBS celebrates the joy of reading by encouraging American viewers to not only speak up and vote for their favorite book of all time but also explore the other 99 titles offered for consideration based on a survey conducted.   I have known for some time that there are so many classics I’ve never read. Often I was introduced to an author through one title and if it didn’t leave a resounding impression, I usually would not embark on more unless one of my high...

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