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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Big talk, small table

It’s another trip to Paris, and I’m different. Single now. Six years older. Living in a different US town. Not blogging everyday like in 2007. Not staying as long this time: five weeks instead of eight. Alone, except for the three-week visit of my middle son, who shared with me many long talks over espressos […]

Movie pairings. Group Two.

1. Paul Blart, Mall Cop (2009) and Fearless (2006) Paired because of themes of masculinity, redemption, fatherhood . . . and that I’m a huge fan of Jet Li and Kevin James. Kevin James and Jet Li may not be likely actor pairings, but the themes in these two movies are similar. James is mall […]