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Protected: Too Bad (a Personal Memoir)

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Contrived: Romantic Movie Plot Twists

Serendipity (2001) We watched this Rom-Com movie the other night. In it, Sara sets a series of challenges for the Universe to prove that she and Jonathan should be together. This ‘proof’ is constantly challenged by missteps, accidents, and chance … Continue reading

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How to Secede in Life

The Royals Who Choose Love Over Duty As soon as Prince Harry started dating Meghan Markle, in 2016, I saw a parallel to what happened in 1936, when King Edward VIII abdicated the British throne in order to be with … Continue reading

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Self-Sacrifice as the Greatest Love Story

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I am mindful that all of my children (and even some of my grandchildren) have seen this movie before me. So, hopefully, they cannot accuse me of giving away the ending of this 9th … Continue reading

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Braving the New World

Outlander – Season Four Due to the rising costs of practically everything, I took the decision about two years ago to reduce our cable TV subscription. As a result, we lost the “W” Network and access to the Outlander series. … Continue reading

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Last Queen of the Nile

Cleopatra VII (November 2, 70 BCE – August 10, 30 BCE) For some reason, this woman is the most popular person in history to have people claim as a previous life. It makes me wonder if her spirit was so … Continue reading

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You Had Me At Hello’copter

  Isn’t It Romantic Well, actually, no. It’s not meant to be. It’s turning the rom-com concept on its head, and that makes it a lot more fun to watch. Rebel Wilson is taking the idea of a bump on … Continue reading

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But, It’s Christmas Eve!

Scrooged (1988) Francis Xavier Cross is a cynical, mean spirited television executive, he treats his loyal assistant with contempt. He just sacked a member of staff on Christmas Eve for simply disagreeing with him, and he’s alienated himself from his … Continue reading

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Close the Loop: Save the World

Timeless: The Miracle of Christmas I’ve held off writing about this show until now. Last night’s series finale closed the time loop which has been open for a very short couple of seasons. Did it satisfy me? Mostly. A Love … Continue reading

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