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A Fitting Tribute to a Great Man

Atticus Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird is my favorite book and movie character. He is a model of manhood to me. (And he was created by a woman.) Atticus was powerfully portrayed by Gregory Peck, who said it was his … Continue reading

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Send In the Cavalry!

As our children got into their mid to-later-teen years, they and their friends used to “hang out” a lot at our house, and usually in our living room. It probably had a lot to do with the fact that My … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

I saw the Hunger Games movie last night. I liked it a lot and felt it captured the tone of the first book well. It showcases the best and worst of humankind. The power of hope, of trust, of love. … Continue reading

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Quiet Heroes

A friend from my childhood recently mentioned the movie “To Kill A Mockingbird”. It is one of my all-time favorite stories. That got me to thinking again about my favorite type of people: Quiet Heroes. They are the ones who … Continue reading

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