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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Taking a break from my break

…to ask where in the world all you new followers have come from?!  Delighted to have you, hope you’ll stick around, and aware that this means I’m definitely going to … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

something completely different, continued

At least now I have an excuse for my sparse posting. The aftermath of last week continues.  I am not homeless, just to reiterate that point, and am reasonably comfortable/secure; … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

and now for something completely different.

Well.  This is a personal post, and I apologize for that, but I suspect it’s because I was tempting fate by watching The Passion of Joan of Arc last week.  Someone was … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

250 Film Challenge: The Passion of Joan of Arc (Silent 13/50)

The story of Joan of Arc is a familiar one.  During the Hundred Years’ War, an illiterate teenage girl from Orléans said that she heard and saw saints – Catherine, … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Seeking a house to be dropped on me immediately

Last night, my cousin and I went to see Pacific Rim – she hadn’t seen it yet, and I guess I’m not averse to watching hot guys for two hours even if … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

Body Genres and Imitation of Life: An Experiment

Before I get too far ahead of myself, I should explain what I mean by “body genres.” And really, it’s not what I mean: it’s what Linda Williams, one of … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 6 Comments