March 7th, 2008

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Life is But a Dream

The final 12 were announced last night on American Idol, meaning four semifinalists were cut, two males and two females.


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Emily Dickinson once said, "If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." That's how I felt reading the poetry collection of a college friend, Gwyn McVay's Ordinary Beans. I felt as if I'd opened a dimension into some Zen universe where everything was connected with dream filaments.


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I've finally finished reading the Herman Hesse book Steppenwolf, lent to me by my father nearly a month ago.


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Movie buff that I am, I strive to see Oscar-nominated movies for best picture, acting and writing; so I added this year's nominations to our Blockbuster.com queue. Meaning to add The Savages (2007), for which Laura Linney nabbed a best actress nom, I added Savages (1972), an early Merchant and Ivory film.


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