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Write Something, Right

In the mail yesterday was a package small enough to fit in the mailbox. These things arrive sometimes, many days or weeks after I’ve placed an order for yet another gadget. Not so long ago, a pen that actually records video came in a similar small package. This...

Salinger

Like so many people who read Catcher in the Rye, I was awestruck by what I thought was the most clever writing I might ever have seen. The part about, “like so many people” is made abundantly clear in the movie, “Salinger”, which we saw today...

Loving All Animals

What a great event they had tonight in Palm Desert. There were hundreds of people, dozens of dogs, exotic birds, a pond with flamingos and koi, a waterfall, food and drink. I never did find the kittens, but I heard they were there someplace. So many nice people, all...

Gregory Peck – To Kill a Mockingbird

It’s a sin. You can find this stuff for yourself, although you are as likely to find quotes from the book, as from the movie. “Your father’s right,” she said. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy …...

Audrey Hepburn – Roman Holiday

Which would you report first? How absolutely wonderful is Audrey Hepburn in this role, or, how is it that a movie can be so nearly perfect you will see it again, for the first time? That’s what happened yesterday.  Years ago, Margaret shared this moving...