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Star Wars movies 17: The Rise of Skywalker

It’s been almost a month since Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker released. I know I’m a bit late to the party, but it took me this long to not only gather my thoughts, but to see it … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 1 – Raiders of the Lost Ark

Last year, I looked at all of the Star Ware movies, going through most of them in the spring, and looking at Solo much later. Indiana Jones shares a bit of history with the Star Wars franchise. Also as a … Continue reading

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Robin Williams month 4 – Hook

When I first planned on doing this Robin Williams theme month, I wasn’t aware that August 2019 was actually the fifth anniversary of his death. This wasn’t planned, yet it just feels right. So instead of looking at the background … Continue reading

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War movies month 1: Saving Private Ryan

Well, I’m in the middle of my first week of living on my own, in a house that I own. I’m planning on doing some sort of “Adventures in home ownership” blog post this weekend, possibly turning it into a … Continue reading

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Star Wars movies 12: The Force Awakens

However you feel about this movie, there’s at least one thing you cannot deny. From a financial standpoint, Star Wars: The Force Awakens did very well. It released 10 years after Revenge of the Sith, and after the prequel reputation … Continue reading

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Novel reading – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

The goal I set for myself this year is to read at least one novel every month I’m not writing. For the most part I’ve stuck with books meant for adults, and leaning toward either the horror genre or dark … Continue reading

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