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STARTING WITH THE LETTER “S”

Short Films While we have been seeing quite a few feature length films lately for various Zoom discussions, sometimes we are just in the mood for a quick film input. Say hello to “short films” or “shorts!” Barbara has long … Continue reading

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THE ABC COVID-19 LIFE

Enough is enough! We’ve decided not to let this pandemic limit our lives. So we’re starting the ABC COVID-19 Life, safely and from the comfort of our homes. Of course, there will have to be some adjustments made. Instead of … Continue reading

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K WILL HAVE TO KEEP FOR A WHILE

Since the ABC Life is all about going, doing, trying new things our current health crisis has put a halt to most all of that. So unfortunately we are putting the ABC Life on hold beginning with the letter K. … Continue reading

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J JOURNEY ENDS

J month has been a bit slow. But although we may not have swam with jellyfish, jumped through jungles or jaywalked while juggling, we managed to bring J to a joyful end. 2 points – New Place – JURASSIC Park in Collin County Laura: … Continue reading

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JUST GETTING STARTED WITH J

1 point– New Author – Suzanne Jenkins Barbara:  Someone Like You by Suzanne Jenkins. While this book wasn’t a dramatic masterpiece, it did confront the topic of forgiveness. Can a terribly abused child ever forgive her parents, both the perpetrator … Continue reading

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INJUSTICE AND ILLUSION

2 points – Activity In today’s day and age there really shouldn’t be anybody who is unaware of racial injustice. The film Just Mercy deals with the injustice of false imprisonment on death row and the systemic racism of the … Continue reading

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INTERESTING “I”s

2 points – IRVING, Texas IRVING is about 30 miles from where we live but neither of us had ever been there. Fortunately, the IRVING ARTS CENTER had a SOME ILLUSTRATOR! Exhibit that featured pictures by Melissa Sweet. It was … Continue reading

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THE “I”s HAVE IT

2 points – IDENTITY, INHERITANCE and Artificial INSEMINATION We recently had lunch with a few friends and discussed the book Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love by Dani Shapiro.  Having recently discovered that one of her parents wasn’t her biological parent, this 50+ … Continue reading

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GETTING INSPIRED BY “I”

2 points: Movie theme: Immigrants The whole topic of Illegal immigrants is so political right now that I don’t really want to get into it strongly. A Better Life was about a single father in America illegally with his teenage … Continue reading

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HASTA LA VISTA H

2 points – Activity Crafts have never been our strong point. Ask us to discuss a book? We’re there. Come over for a game? Absolutely. See a movie? We’ll do a double feature. But suggest we do a craft? After … Continue reading

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