Monthly Archives: November 2014

DOA in the Kitchen: Sunday Dinner Ham and Au Gratins

I’ve been looking for the perfect au gratin potatoes recipe.  I haven’t found one yet that is like the Betty Crocker boxed ones, but with “real” ingredients. These au gratins are not Betty, but to quote Pee Wee, I love … Continue reading

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Mockingjay Part 1

  I really loved the book Mockingjay and think they did an excellent job so far of bringing the story to the screen.  They captured the ruination of Katniss very well. Always the reluctant heroine, the toll of all the … Continue reading

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D.O.A. at the Movies: Interstellar

The Earth is running out of food for its people.  The world has become a huge dustbowl with monstrous storms making life nearly impossible, and certainly miserable. Crops are down to corn alone.  All other food crops have succumbed to … Continue reading

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Cruella De Vil on Once Upon a Time

From The Mary Sue the tidbit that former Vampire Slayer (Dracula series) Victoria Smurfit will be playing the Dalmation wannabe wearing monster: Cruella De Vil.  I think Jiminy Cricket owns the only dog we’ve seen, and it is a Dalmation if … Continue reading

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50 Best Books for Boys and Men From the Art Of Manliness

While searching for something else this really good list of books (for anyone) came up from the web site The Art of Manliness  Recommendations are from Brett and Kate McKay.  I have come across this site before while looking for information … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Star Wars film has a proper title now: Star Wars: The Force Awakens     It seems like a fine title to me, since the Jedi will need to slowly rebuild after the events of Return of the Jedi.  There have … Continue reading

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The Globe Player: Globe Theatre Productions of Shakespeare’s Plays Online

You can now watch plays which have been performed at the Globe Theatre in London online via the Globe Player. Currently not available in the US (I clicked the Watch Now Button).   http://www.globeplayer.tv/ Coming Soon.

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