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The Best Present of All – Presence

Our breath spangled the frosty December evening as we waved goodbye. My dog, Zeke, dropped, exhausted, to his mat in the living room to dream of chasing tennis balls and his best friend, our neighbors' boxer dog, Cinder. We'd spent a good two hours watching the dogs zoom like maniacs across the lawn chasing balls… Continue reading The Best Present of All – Presence

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Thankfulness – Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for so many things in my life right now. Yes, I have had my share of trouble. This fall was especially tough. But the Bible tells us to give thanks in everything and so I do. Besides, no matter what my troubles, if I have a roof over my head,… Continue reading Thankfulness – Happy Thanksgiving

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle – a Review of the New Netflix Movie

https://www.amazon.com/We-Have-Always-Lived-Castle-ebook/dp/B004SS1MH0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= The Netflix movie follows the book faithfully for the most part. I loved the book. We Have Always Lived in the Castle is one of Shirley Jackson's masterpieces yet it has never achieved the fame of The Haunting of Hill House or The Lottery, her over-anthologized short story that most school children in America… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle – a Review of the New Netflix Movie

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A Review of the Netflix Original Series “The Indian Detective”

Netflix's The Indian Detective is an odd cross between a serious police drama, a Bollywood romance, and The Office. I loved it. I've been reading reviews online and many critics don't seem to like it all that much. Reviews are lukewarm. That's a shame because anytime you can slide a William Shatner cameo into an… Continue reading A Review of the Netflix Original Series “The Indian Detective”