Monthly Archives: January 2014

Wawrinka def Nadal, aka The Browns will make the playoffs!

Wawrinka becomes the first person to win a Grand Slam outside the Big Four since Juan Martin del Potro. Raise your hand if you predicted him at the beginning of the tournament. If you’re raising your hand, you’re a liar. … Continue reading

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Wawrinka def. Djokovic

I’ll be honest, I thought Nole was going to win the Australian Open. I mean, Rod Laver is his turf. Or was. This morning, I had the live scores from Tennis.com on and I was stunned (!) when it declared … Continue reading

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Wall Street Wolves, Hollywood Hypocricy

There is a scene in The Wolf of Wall Street where Jordan Belfort is hosting a lavish party in a seaside house. He and his coworkers are doing drugs of various different kinds when Jonah Hill sees an attractive woman. … Continue reading

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10 Great Quotations from Writers about Writing

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
Here are ten of our favourite quotes about writing, from those who should probably know the most about it – writers themselves. Some of them are witty quotes, others profound, some a mixture. We hope…

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,500 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Wolf of Wall Street Review and thoughts

On Christmas, I went to see The Wolf of Wall Street with my mom and younger brother. In a strange way, it was an incredibly appropriate choice for a Christmas movie. Christmas in America is nothing more than a celebration … Continue reading

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Madonna and Child Il Sassoferrato

This is a really pretty picture. The colors are deep and bright, and it’s sweet without being sappy. Happy New Year everybody!

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