Words: Lines from a movie

Good Will Hunting: It’s Not Your Fault Will: [Sean is going through Will’s profile. Inside we see are pictures of Will after brutal assaults by his foster parents] You ever have any, uh, experience with that? Sean: Twenty years of counseling, I’ve seen some pretty awful shit. Will: No. I mean, have you ever had…

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Boy, I screwed up. I’m in dog Heaven.

“Now in my class, you will learn to think for yourselves again. You will learn to savor words and language. No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world. I see that look in Mr. Pitt’s eye, like 19th Century literature has nothing to do with going to business school or…

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Art Day

Today, we appreciate a local artist living here in the area, who currently has a show at Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman, Oklahoma.  Mainsite is currently showing, A Softer Storm by Elise Deringer.  You can read a little bit about Elise here.  I enjoy darker colors in pieces of work, but not overtly dark.  I like the contrast of having…

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Feature Friday: Down Under in Paris

  Today’s featured blog post is about the Paris Metro, with pictures to go with it.  The author behind it, Janice, writes not only on traveling but photography, food and anything that really catches her eyes.  She blogs about the time she spent in Paris, weekends away with the girlfriends and even some late-night baking recipes.  I…

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Travel Writings: Cabin in the Woods

This is my second installment of travel writing.  This was all written while my girlfriend and I went away to a cabin in Southeast Oklahoma for the weekend.  It was nice to getaway from everything. We were nestled away back deep in the woods without internet and very spotty cell phone reception at best.  We…

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Palabras de Miércoles

Today’s post is a little different from the norm.  Dating a girl who speaks and knows multiple languages has its perks, mainly all the new words in different languages she will use on a daily basis.  Another perk though, is that she opens my world to this poetry that is absolutely marvelous. But not just…