Tag Archives: love and hate

Xenophobia: Blaming the Stranger Among Us

Where the Crawdads Sing (2022) This film is based on the 2018 coming of age book with the same title by Delia Owens. It’s not based on a true story (how could it?) and, in my opinion, it’s an allegory … Continue reading

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Episode 8: “The Viscount Who Loved Me”

Bridgerton (Season 2) Question: When is this Gentleman not a gentleman? Answer: When he falls in love with the ‘wrong’ sister. We started watching this season on Netflix last Friday night. We finished it yesterday. Where do I begin? The … Continue reading

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Who Will Purchase This Perch From Us?

When ALL the Chickens Come Home to Roost I have been commenting and predicting on events that were current for these past couple of months. The culmination happened yesterday, the day after the Beijing Winter Olympics ended. COVID-19 The Queen … Continue reading

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All You Need is Love…

Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) I cannot think why I haven’t done Gandhi‘s birth chart until now. As always, the intention was there, but so many other things cropped up to distract my attention. However, I’m … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

The Legacy of Liz and Dick While the world was focused on The King and Ann-Margret, I was enchanted by this couple. I had seen them in “Cleopatra” and I could tell, even at age 14 (when I saw the … Continue reading

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Act of God Wipes Charles’ Slate Clean

Avalanche, Klosters, Switzerland (March 10, 1988) They say that you must never look back. But Netflix has brought this event into clear focus again in “The Crown”. In the show, Charles has flash-backs of the accident and describes how empty … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4: 1-18) One was a farmer, the other a shepherd. They were, by legend, the first two children of Adam and Eve. And, also according to legend, the first murderer and his victim. And God played … Continue reading

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The Mars and Venus Conjunction

Catullus 85 I attempted to translate this poem while in high school. Not my greatest achievement, but I tried to get into the state of mind of Catullus to do it. It didn’t really work for me. Now, all these … Continue reading

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