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Irony: “Are You Ghosting Your Boyfriend?”

The In Between (2022) This film is “Ghost” for teenagers. On a whim, we watched it on Netflix last night. I’m glad we did. The survival of consciousness after death is a fact, but is only really provable to someone … Continue reading

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Three Deaths: Same Eyes, Same Eyes

American Roulette by Robbie Robertson This song has been haunting me for over a month now. It actually was the prompt to look at James Dean this morning. The other two individuals have been the subjects of previous posts, one … Continue reading

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Seventy Years Ago, Today, She Became…

Queen Elizabeth II On this day in 1952, Elizabeth II became queen of the United Kingdom upon the death of her father, George VI. It’s a sad fact that one cannot ascend the throne unless one’s reigning parent dies. (Ask … Continue reading

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The Passing of Leonardo da Vinci (May 2, 1519)

Honestly, you would have thought that I’d done Leonardo’s death chart before now, but it turns out that I hadn’t. This oversight correction was prompted by a YouTube video I watched today: So, what can his death chart show us? … Continue reading

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They Always Intended to Be Buried Together

But They Were Thwarted Sally, Richard’s last wife, decided to put up a headstone next to his, to prevent Elizabeth from being able to be by his side in death. Shortsighted, I’d say. The bodies don’t count in the end. … Continue reading

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It’s Been Almost Nine Months Since He Died Suddenly

Raymond Pierre Hebert (December 31, 1940 – August 3, 2020) We were best frenemies, in the nicest possible way. Our Faith & Science group exchanges were legendary. He would always start out his discussions with me by saying, “I agree … Continue reading

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Irony: When an Ancient Legend Comes True

Pandora’s “Box” According to Hesiod, when Prometheus stole fire from heaven, Zeus, the king of the gods, took vengeance by presenting Pandora to Prometheus’ brother Epimetheus. Pandora opened a jar left in her care containing sickness, death and many other … Continue reading

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A Year Ago Today…

The W.H.O. Finally Called It a Pandemic So, what have we learned in that year? China didn’t want to admit that something had gone ‘wrong’ in Wuhan and tried to keep a lid on the news. Unfortunately, they couldn’t keep … Continue reading

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How a Jingle had to Adapt to Change

Cellino and Barnes I knew that these two lawyers were not getting along for years, but I never grasped how far it had gone wrong until last year. Until then, the Buffalo TV channels were still running their joint advertisements. … Continue reading

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“Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow…”

Joy Davidson (April 18, 1915 – July 15, 1960) Joy Davidson originally married C.S. Lewis to avoid being deported after her visa expired. It was a marriage of convenience that turned into something more for both of them, because they … Continue reading

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