Monthly Archives: March 2008

Starbucks comes to Crescent City, CA

   Starbucks has it’s grand opening in Crescent City on 20 March, but today they were having an open house (with free drinks and goodies), and in a town this size it didn’t take long for word to get around.  … Continue reading

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“Knitting Rules!”

    When one of my friends sees me posting blog entries again, she suspects I am avoiding the thesis.  She may be right.  I prefer to think of it as writing therapy, or maintaining contact with the outside world.  Actually, … Continue reading

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The human cost of the war in Iraq

Click this link for a news article about the war in Iraq.  The article is titled “For few, Iraq war has changed everything.”  I think the only thing I would argue with is that it is only for a few.  I … Continue reading

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“Vantage Point”

   We needed to get out of the house yesterday, so on a whim checked out what was on at our local cinema.  The timing was such that “Vantage Point” was the next available movie, it looked interesting, so we … Continue reading

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“L.A. Story”

   As mentioned much earlier, I enjoy romantic comedies.  I also enjoy Steve Martin.  This is my favorite Steve Martin movie.  He plays the protagonist, and the female lead is played by Victoria Tennant (who was Martin’s wife at the … Continue reading

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