Mr. Inhofe

I was quite impressed with the snowball theatrics. I stopped for a moment to thank Mother Nature for climate change. I felt it only appropriate since climate change provided you the props that day.…

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Second Breakfast: Tommy Lee Jones Turns to Directing with ‘The Homesman’

I loved this movie . one life touching so many without notice.

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Usually when an actor decides to write, produce, direct, and star in a movie, disaster hides just around the corner, an elbow clearly visible, alerting you to its presence, warning you of an impending “boo!”, one that you lack the strength to avoid because, damn it, disaster just endears to you so much, and could use the giggle storm that would doubtless follow your feigned surprise once it jumps out at you… hah… sorry, I got a little lost there. Sometimes that doesn’t happen, and you get the drop on disaster, but still preserve the giggling. I’m thinking in that case of Clint Eastwood, Billy Bob Thornton, uhm, I guess Jackie Chan. It can work. Most of the time, though, it’s just gawd awful. Anyhoozle, it comes as a great surprise and relief when that’s not the case.

The Homesman (2014)

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The Plot: When three women (Miranda Otto, Grace…

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Privacy vs. Equality in the Supreme Court

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There is a lesson in the past fifty years of litigation. When the fight for equal rights for women narrowed to a fight for reproductive rights, defended on the ground of privacy, it weakened. But when the fight for gay rights became a fight for same-sex marriage, asserted on the ground of equality, it got stronger and stronger.

Jill Lepore, in The New Yorker, on the privacy arguments that defined reproductive rights battles in the Supreme Court, versus the equality fight for gay marriage.

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MONDAY AGAIN.

Hello? I Forgot My Mantra.

I had a particularly delightful weekend. I went to the Rifle Paper Company event celebrating their partnership with leSportSac on the east side on Saturday. There, I sipped prosecco while a hip flower shop from Brooklyn made the lovely bouquet you see below. I perused the many cute Rifle items at the store and settled on a small cosmetic bag for my purse. What a treat!

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I also went to a BBQ in Brooklyn. And hung out with my dear friends Kate & Jenny on the UWS. Also, the new Tay Tay video which premiered at the Billboard Music Awards last night was meh. It reminded me of this vintage video.

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Life extraordinaire

Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

First, foremost
spread love
Annihilate hate
Don’t ever ever
wait for fate
helping others
should never cease
in tough times
death, disease
Trust in Divine’s
abound affection
patience, contentment
serene satisfaction
kiss disenfranchised
make them fly
even if you
had to lie
all this before
you gracefully die
moments are slow
life goes fast
every day
pretend
it is your last

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