Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hurricane Sandy

As videos and photographs hit the airwaves over the past few days, it became difficult to understand why anyone along the east coast would have stayed in their home. They had had plenty of notice about this huge, freak storm. The weather maps at … Continue reading

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“Chasing Mavericks”

Wow, what a rush! Although “Chasing Mavericks” isn’t the finest movie ever made, its a well put together tribute to a young surfer, Jay Moriarity, who died at age 22. The ocean scenes are magnificent, as only nature can provide. Gerard Butler, … Continue reading

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Tell Me Why II

Please tell me why… …I keep questioning what I see, hear, and read? …we can’t get rid of the Taliban once and for all? …a gloomy day makes me lazy? …network and cable channels put equally entertaining shows on at the … Continue reading

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Turkey Kielbasa with Sauerkraut

We’re in for a blustery weekend, hooray! Great weather for this scrumptious dish… Recipe of the Week: Turkey Kielbasa with Sauerkraut 1-1/2 lbs. turkey kielbasa 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1-1/2 lbs. sauerkraut (in a jar) 3/4 c. chicken broth 2 tbs. … Continue reading

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THEREBY HANGS A TAIL

Spencer Quinn has done it again – amused and entertained me – with THEREBY HANGS A TAIL… After a day of catching a perp and a night of Bernie’s drinking and investing in a scheme, Chet wakes up Bernie to … Continue reading

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“The Paperboy”

I cannot recommend “The Paperboy,” unless you like movies with scummy characters; I left the theater with my mind needing a shower. For the third time this year, Matthew McConaughey bares his body – enough already. Nicole Kidman’s and John Cusack’s … Continue reading

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“Alex Cross”

Having read most of James Patterson’s Alex Cross mystery/thriller series, I was not disappointed by the “Alex Cross” introductory movie. It was exciting, well-written, well-acted, well-directed, and very intense… Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) is a Detroit detective/psychologist, partnered with his longtime … Continue reading

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