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Just Start

“Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just… start.” – … Continue reading

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This time two years ago, heavily pregnant with our last child, I felt a silent pull. I didn’t want to return to work soon after baby was born. Or any time in the foreseeable future. With a two year-old and … Continue reading

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A Chapter Closes

This time two years ago, heavily pregnant with our last child, I felt a silent pull. I didn’t want to return to work soon after baby was born. Or any time in the foreseeable future. With a two year-old and … Continue reading

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10 Cloverfield Lane

We normally wouldn’t be drawn to the suspense/thriller genre, but 10 Cloverfield Lane came recommended by our new film-guru, and it wasn’t a disappointment. A young woman crashes her car on a  dark, lonely street, and weeks up in a … Continue reading

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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

“The entrancing fifth feature of the Zellner brothers, Kumiko the Treasure Hunter, is like found art in the beguiling, haunting manner it combines the seemingly ridiculous and desperate with an ineffable and quiet sadness.” — Patrick Z. McGavin, Chicago Sun … Continue reading

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Flipped

“Flipped is as phony as a poodle-skirted waitress at a mall diner, yet it’s as sweet as a malt. A vanilla one.” — Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch The children theme continues with Rob Reiner’s 2010 movie Flipped. Julia’s choice. 55% on … Continue reading

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Boyhood

Boyhood was released in 2014, but it has the unique distinction of being a film in progress over 12 years in the making, spanning from when lead character Mason (played by Ellar Coltrane) is about 8 to about 18. We … Continue reading

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