Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution – A Book Mini-View

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama Published in 1989     948 pages Content: * * (2.8) It’s hard to judge the content here.  The thoroughness in research and the level of historical content that fills this mountain of literary work is incredible.  But this does deal with the French Revolution.  Violence and sexuality permeate the narrative, the former […]

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That’s Quotable! with Hericlitus

Who now? Lately I’ve been listening to a series of philosophy classes from Ligonier Ministries with R. C. Sproul.  The classes are amazing and if you didn’t like philosophy in college, or it didn’t make a lick of sense, you should check out Ligonier’s website HERE to look at this set of lessons.  It’s not necessarily easy to listen to, you […]

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Theology and Man in Nolan’s Interstellar

To Be Continued . . .  Here we are folks!  If you read my full review of Interstellar (2014) HERE, then you know I had some extra thoughts about the movie that had too many spoilers to go into the review.  I won’t waste your time: let’s get into it. There are several things I need to explain first before I really […]

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Soundtracks for Warm Spring Days

Music in the Air I don’t know about you, but I have a soundtrack for just about every mood, season, emotion, etc.  I’ve got so many playlists on my YouTube I sometimes worry they might take away my ability to save any more music!  Since spring is officially here (and already on its way out the door in southwest Kansas), […]

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Live and Learn

The Inspiration Continues I’ve been feeling inspired this week.  Don’t ask me why, but I have suddenly had an expansion (and a large one at that) of my ideas for blog posts.  My brain feels packed tight, so much so I’m not sure what to unpack first!  Today I’m starting another new “segment” or “series” on the blog titled Live and […]

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Monday Minute on May 24th

I’m Back Jack! Even after posting my March posting schedule update, I have failed miserably to have any semblance of order and organization here on the blog.  I want to stop that buck here . . . hopefully! 😉  I’m making a calendar for myself that will have my blog schedule noted on it so that I can stop forgetting […]

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Books I Regret Reading

I Thought It Would Be a Good Book . . . I haven’t read too many books that I regret . . . I don’t think.  At least, in comparison to the entire list of books I’ve read, there are very few that I wouldn’t consider reading again.  There are some books I’ve never finished reading.  Those also are fairly […]

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Comparing the Little Women Soundtracks

One Story, Two Soundtracks If pure nostalgia is possible to capture in a single soundtrack, Little Women did it in 1994.  It’s arguably (in my mind) one of the best pairings between plot and music.  But I’m getting ahead of myself. In 2019, Greta Gerwig attempted (and I do mean attempted) to re-do the classic story of a family in the […]

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The Turn of the Key – A Book Review

No sentimental or moving quote from this book.  This book is awful, disturbing, and ultimately depressing.  Read the full review and see my take on how this thriller seems to prove the depravity of man.  See you on the other side!  – Megan     You Talked Me Into It I did not want to read this book.  In fact, […]

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