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"THE IRON MAID"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

Meryl Streep is, in all probability, the most awarded, if not financially rewarded, actresses of the past few generations. She is called 'the best actress of several generatio... Read more
SMARTER? FEARFUL? TRUSTING? STUPID? ALL THE ABOVE?
Thursday, January 26, 2012      2 comments

Though it is not usually my frame of mind I am very down on myself for something I did yesterday. I am mad at myself for going against my instincts and yet, at the same time, I am questioning what I did because it involved trusting anot... Read more
CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS--PART 4
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      1 comments

It was 1988 and I was celebrating my thirteenth Leap Year birthday. I was thinking of having a bar mitzvah but I wasn't ready to go through the Hebrew lessons again so instead... Read more
DO IT NOW BEFORE YOU HAVE REGRETS
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      0 comments

Sue worked as an accountant at the 1 Fifth Avenue restaurant in Greenwich Village right off the Park. We had been friends even since she walked into in Weight Watchers class on East 72nd street. From the first day she talked about waiting... Read more
CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS---PART 3
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

There is something about waiting 3, what seems very long, years to celebrate a birthday but I have always done that and looked forward to my Leap Year celebration. Sometime... Read more
BORN ON FEBRUARY 29
Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

Born on February 29th Name Occupation Birth Death
Known for Joss Ackland Actor 29-Feb-1928 White Mischief Karl Ernst von Baer Biologist 29-Feb-1792 28-
No... Read more
HAPPENINGS ON FEB 29 THROUGH THE YEARS
Saturday, January 21, 2012      3 comments

February 29, 1288 It becomes legal in Scotland for a woman to propose marriage to a man. February 29, 1504 Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse ... Read more
"EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Friday, January 20, 2012      5 comments

With a title for a film that stumbles, if remembered, out of the mouth, deceptive advertising, sitting through a numbing two hours to get to an ending that would defy logic se... Read more
"JERSEY BOYS"--TOURING COMPANY
Thursday, January 19, 2012      0 comments

For the second time within 10 months the touring company of "Jersey Boys" is in South Florida, playing to full houses, entertaining the baby boomers and their kids, only this time instead of 6 days like in Miami they are "Working Their Way Back ... Read more
CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS---PART 2
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      0 comments

(Leap Year Wall) The picture above only represents 9 birthdays, 36 years, but I remember all 18 of them! I consider myself very lucky that I am a Leap Year Baby, ... Read more
ALCOHOLIC, SMOKING, BLOGGING
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

January 5, 2012 Allen came back on Sunday so I no longer have a car and am once again a prisoner at/of Gateway but I would rather have my friend back, and here, than a car--though I will put the latter, with the insurance paid for a year, o... Read more
CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS---PART 1
Monday, January 16, 2012      2 comments

I consider myself very lucky in the fact that I am a Leap Year Baby, having a birthday only once every 4 years, and I have always taken advantage of that fact. I don't celebrat... Read more
"A JOYFUL NOISE"--A MOVIE REVIEW
Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

"A Joyful Noise" is better than you will expect it to be but not quite as good as it can be. There are 1-2 plots too many and certainly one song too much but Dolly and Queen... Read more
CALL ME "LEAPLING" OR "LEAPER"
Thursday, January 12, 2012      0 comments

For anyone who doesn't know yet--where have you been???--I will be celebrating my 19th Leap Year Day birthday next month on February 29--for those who are bad at math you could also say I will be 76!!! Starting next week I will be doing a 8-9 pa... Read more
AM I TOO NEGATIVE??? TOO ARGUMENTIVE??? TOO?????
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      2 comments

(THE POINT JANUARY 8, 2012) I left a rant comment on someones blog yesterday--I felt what they said was a personal slap against me though in no way was I mentioned/referre... Read more

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