Category Archives: Movies

Looking Back on Previous Labor Day Posts

Happy Labor Day! Here I let the holiday slip up on me while I was prepping a totally unrelated blog entry to post today. When I finally realized what today was, I figured I’d rather post something more appropriate than … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. — Winston Churchill There are days when, as a writer, the words simply elude you and the simple act of creating something new somehow becomes torturous. … Continue reading

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Happy 27th Anniversary!

January 7, 1990, I married the love of my life, Sara — whom I had just met 6 weeks previously. But you’ve already read about that. One of the worst aspects of a winter wedding: an anniversary that is frequently frozen … Continue reading

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3 from the Heart

My wife & I love movies, and we just discovered another romantic comedy on Netflix we found enchanting. Here’s a look at that one and a couple of other favorites from that genre for your potential Saturday viewing. Enjoy! Man … Continue reading

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Sunday: A Day for Inspiration

Often, I turn to the words of others to help heal my hurting heart. Fiction, and especially films, can help provide me with insight & inspiration when the real world seems harsh, dark, menacing and unexplainable. Here’s a trio of movie speeches to provide some Sunday … Continue reading

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Triple Bill for the Weekend

Whiling away the weekend, I thought maybe I’d share a threesome of recent pleasures for your weekend entertainment: some music, a movie, and a book that have recently tickled my fancy. Blue Mountain The Grateful Dead’s perennial kid, Bob Weir,  has aged … Continue reading

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Casa Dexter Bulletin Board

Confession: most of my blog entries are not actually written on the Back Porch. Oh, sure, I start out there sometimes, making notes or outlines, but almost all of the writing actually takes place inside at my desk. I tipped you off to that … Continue reading

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