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The not-so-Great Gatsby

  I saw The Great Gatsby a couple of weeks ago, and since then I’ve been pondering why I didn’t like it. I think I’ve got it figured out now.First … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 2 Comments


Have you ever noticed that the fancier the restaurant, the less food there is on your plate? My husband and I went on one of our very rare visits to … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Smelly teenage boys

I was walking across campus at the secondary school where I teach the other day, when I passed a rather nondescript group of teenage boys. This is something I would … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

A reluctant confession

I admit it: I enjoyed it. I liked Iron Man 3. I type this a bit sheepishly. After all, this is not an intellectual film by any measure. It’s not … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment