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Loyalties – The Grand Ballroom

copyright 2017 Susan had hardly ever gone inside the Grand Ballroom, as her aunt called the large salon off of her dining room. Once in a while, she had gone in there to dust when she was helping Ramona with … Continue reading

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Grease Live (2016) – Teenage Rock & Roll Fantasy Still Tugs at the Heartstrings

It is hard to believe that were they real people, the characters of Grease would be in their mid-seventies! (As of 2016.) Imagining Sandy, Danny, Rizzo, Kenickie, Frenchy, and the rest of their gang as septuagenarians (or in reverse – … Continue reading

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Love Your Lot in Life

Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Never much one for arcade games, I nonetheless found some nostalgia moments in this film when I finally got around to watching it. (Most of them had to with Pac-Man.) It was fun to see the evolution … Continue reading

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Hook (1991)

This movie is fantastic – but not when you are six years old. While it is a continued story of Peter Pan and features the wonderful talents of the late Robin Williams, much of its themes go over the head … Continue reading

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Week S – What Doesn’t Kill You

CASTLE Season 6, Episode 14 (Smells Like Teen Spirit) Despite it being the middle of February, this week, Castle and Beckett went back to high school to solve the murder of a wealthy young prep-school girl.  Unsurprisingly, we had the … Continue reading

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Revisiting Old Friends: Lois Duncan’s YA mysteries

Sometimes old friends show up in odd places.  Sometimes, it isn’t so much that the place is odd, but rather the timing, or rather the identity of the friend.  Why them?  Why then?  Why there?  Why did I run into … Continue reading

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