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T he Call of the Wild A film review

Buck is this beautiful half St Bernard, half Scottish sheepdog and yes he is computer generated. In fact, all the dogs in the film are computer-generated but that,  in no way,   takes away from the story loosely adapted from Jack … Continue reading

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Dickens Christmas Has Arrived

According to the Skaneateles NY Chamber of Commerce as many as 20,000 people visit each year for Dickens. Many of these visitors, in turn, help support the local economy by buying at the shops filled with unique gifts and eat … Continue reading

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Best 100 Pound Christmas Commercial Ever

  This will warm your heart. . . .    

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The Parable of the Good Samaritan

g A parable is a teaching tool explaining a moral or lesson. Jesus used this method repeatedly in the New Testament, in fact, 65 times in the Gospels. The Parable of the Good Samaritan is an illustration of Christ teaching … Continue reading

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Manhattan Short 2019 The World’s First Global Film Festival

  Welcome to the 22nd Annual Film Festival.  This year there were 1250 entries from 70 countries  from which  10 finalists are chosen.   These films will not only be screened  in over 400 venues worldwide but will also do a … Continue reading

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The Goldfinch . . . . the film

Most of us have had the situation of liking a book more than the adaptation necessary for creating a film from a popular book.  This happened to me today or at least half of it did.  I have not read … Continue reading

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Modi, Texas and Trump

On a previous trip to  America, the two strong leaders met and appeared quite amicable. My friend Page sent me this article below from the Washington Post this morning. She had visited India during college and also knows my love … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi. . . . The Great Soul of India

Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian lawyer  known worldwide as the leader of Indian Freedom fighters. This goal  for freedom and home rule for Indian people was lead by nonviolent passive marches and  demonstrations in response to the conflict with Britain … Continue reading

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9/11/19. . . . .

, America’s darkest day was 9/11/01. I have heard stories over and over of people, where they were when they heard the news and how the images are  seared in their mind’s eye forever. Eighteen years have come and gone  … Continue reading

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Is there a Grand Canyon of the Eastern United States?

log As a teacher I often  taught connections by discussing how different places, people , things were alike and different. Many people are association learners as I am. The first image is of Letchworth State Park in Wyoming County NY … Continue reading

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