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Nov.10.2012
Young voters in America. Informed and intelligent -- it is a relief that the destiny of this country is finally in their hands now. (I remember how important phones were to me when I was their age, but all we had back then were those clunky, heavy, really well-made phones that lasted a lifetime...
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Nov.02.2012
Finally -- after taking English Comp 101 three different times, at three different universities in my adult life, I am finally getting an 'A+' in the course. I could not be happier!! And I did the old-fashioned way!! Doh!!! I meant the other old-fashioned way!!
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Oct.31.2012
For those of you who are as old as me and still in possession of most of your faculties... The Rolling Stones -- who are currently celebrating 50 years of being together -- have yet another documentary coming out. This one is going to be available for purchase next Tuesday. (The other one is...
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Oct.30.2012
The winds here are ferocious enough and we are barely at the very farthest edge of the hurricane. The temperature is at 35 degrees Fahrenheit, but the high winds are making it feel like 22 degrees to my little kittens. When I went down to feed them at 5 AM, it was snowing out. But they were as...
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Oct.27.2012
Last night, I made what I thought would be a quick trip down to the basement to retrieve a roll of packing tape that I knew Bill Brent had left me. Well, to be more succinct -- he left me a ton of packing supplies; not just a roll of tape. However, when I found the tape, I also found a big box that...
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Oct.25.2012
Yes, indeed, folks: "Time changes everything." This evening, Mom and I are going to the first jazz concert of the new season. Most people -- even the most loyal readers of this lofty blog -- don't know that Mom was so ill during the last concert season that we missed most of the concerts and,...
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Oct.24.2012
Yes, I am home from the Austin Film Festival!! And -- NO!! -- I could not come home without adopting yet another pet!! Meet Rusty!! My bobble-headed armadillo! (I realize I probably should have named him Austin, in honor of the festival, but Austin seems like too stuffy a name for a guy with a...
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Oct.23.2012
I have always found this old garage on Rt. 62 really appealing, for some reason. Maybe just because it was so old. Well, now it turns out that it is not an old garage, but an old one-room schoolhouse from the 1860s. And it is being saved from demolition just in the nick of time. Kinda awesome,...
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Oct.15.2012
This is from Deadline Hollywood from Thursday. Sorry for the delay in posting it, I've been swamped with homework. (Just FYI, I love Gus Van Sant's films, and for the past two years I have worked part-time in the business office of his production company. They have wound up being the most...
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Oct.09.2012
f anyone is interested in participating in a brand new re-seller program of the eBook edition of my novel, Twilight of the Immortal, please email me straight away!! (marilynjayelewis@yahoo.com) YOU: will make 50 cents on each sale of my eBook through your web site, facebook page, blog, etc. YOU:...
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Oct.09.2012
This is me, trying to be back in school plus get ready for the Austin Film Festival next week! One nice thing about collapsing in exhaustion -- it keeps me from getting all riled up about the election. I will be so glad when November has come and gone...
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Oct.03.2012
If you are like me and have very little stomach left for listening to two men essentially regale us with a bunch of lies, you can tune into the debates tonight on DemocracyNow.org and even hear some third party candidates debate in real time. (However, if you live in Ohio, like I do, the option...
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Sep.26.2012
A new interview with me!! Yes -- ME!! Me, me, me!! A big thank-you to Elin Gregory in the UK. The Comfy Chair Interview corner at Speak It's Name.com features my book, Twilight of the Immortal, along with an interview with me! Please check it out, gang. The complete interview is here.
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Sep.20.2012
Sometimes -- occasionally; once in a blue moon -- I take time out from frothing at the mouth about the strange world of Obamaland that America has become (and seriously people, if you are still not convinced that there is so much more to that guy than what is (not) making its way into your...
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Sep.13.2012
My feature-length screenplay, Tell My Bones: The Helen LaFrance Story, is a second-rounder in the upcoming Austin Film Festival!! I am so HONORED!! I will be attending the festival so if you will also be in Austin, let me know!! Email me! The Kentucky Folk Artist Helen LaFrance Just one of...
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