Boston, April 15, 2013

On Monday, April 15, I had an uneasy feeling about the terrible events unfolding in Boston. Of course, as a human, I was shocked and saddened. As an American, I was horrified and angered. As a transplanted Bostonian, I was devastated and bewildered. However, I also had a queasy feeling of deja vu. No, it […]

Holiday Movies

It’s the season for parties, decorations, fireside relaxation, and holiday movies. Many holiday movies. Too many holiday movies. Old holiday movies. New holiday movies. Some classics and some dreck. I’ll focus on the classics–at least, the better. We’ve all seen It’s A Wonderful Life (1945). If you haven’t, you must. It’s not just a Christmas […]