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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow. . . . . .

Pile of the white stuff in a parking lot in New Hampshire. This week was the first snowfall in Montreal , Canada which is about 5 hours north of  where I live in Upstate New York. Each year people have … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature!   What  unexpected news breaking this morning.  The gravely voiced troubadour and philosopher  wrote and performed as the conscious of the 60’s. He was influenced and inspired by the legendary  folk singer, Woodie … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water. . . . a film

The title is an idiom for  total determination.  These two Texas brothers have a plan and are determined to fulfill it, Yes, they are robbing banks and in a  rather  a cumbersome  way.  This is a crime drama similar to” … Continue reading

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The Holllies . . . . . “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress”

    The Hollies are an English Rock & Roll band from Manchester in the north of England that became part of the  invasion bands to the US.   One of their  early members was Graham Nash.  They had a … Continue reading

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