Month: December 2018

Poem: Predictable

I wonder why you called me. It was only for a few seconds, but long enough to know I didn’t like you or care for you. Your foul words and your ugliness, these are the things that make me angry, that send me into…

Book Recommendation: Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir

Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: 1st Touchstone Edition (May 25, 1999) Page Number: 368 Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir is written by Frank McCourt about his alcoholic father, Malachy, and music loving mother, Angela.  They immigrated to the United States from Ireland for a new beginning. …

Movie Recommendation: The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Quote from The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll: “You’re growing up.  And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth.  And it’s good that here is rain.  It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions,…

TV Recommendation: Killing Eve (2018-)

Quote from Killing Eve by Villanelle: “Letting yourself into my apartment and drinking from a tiny cup doesn’t make you intimidating, by the way.  It’s just rude.” Creator: Phoebe Waller-Bridge Writers: Luke Jennings, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, George Kay, Vicky Jones, and Rob Williams…

Today is Bryan Cranston Day

Quote from Trumbo by Dalton Trumbo: (challenging John Wayne) “If you’re gonna talk about World War II as if you personally won it, let’s be clear where you were stationed – on a film set, shooting blanks, wearing makeup, and if you’re going to…

Five Random Quotes

   

Poem: Connection

Connection When I finally got the courage to look, she was pressed against the bench. Her flesh had become the color of wood, and was now disappearing. I knew my brain had been altered by drugs from the past, but I never considered myself…

Netflix TV Mini-Series Recommendation: Godless (2017)

Quote from Godless by Mary Agnes McNue: “Safe is one of those funny words.  Sometimes means something different to the person who says it and the person who hears it.” Producers: Mick Aniceto, Scott Frank, Jessica Levin, Michael J. Malone, Mimi Munson, Casey Silver,…

Hardest Damn Puzzle So Far

This 1000 piece puzzle was more difficult than anticipated.  It took way too long, but finally I’m done with it  The next one is going to be just as challenging.  Bring it on.

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