Category Archives: MOVIES !!

“Happily Ever After” @ Halloween?

With the plethora of Christmas movies deluging Hallmark channels AND Lifetime, what to do on Halloween? Watch a favorite movie of Virginia’s that combines BOTH! Tim Burton’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Who says Christmas has the corner on happily-ever-afters, what … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods (Thoreau style!)

On this first day of autumn (in this part of the globe) maybe it’s a good time to take a walk in the woods. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Movie (Absolutely FABULOUS!)

It’s September 20th, a day Downton Abbey groupies have looked for with great anticipation: the official release of the big screen Downton Abbey movie. Although the popular PBS television series ended a few years ago, the whole gang has returned. … Continue reading

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OVERCOMING (in movies & in life!)

If you are looking for an outing option this weekend, the movie “Overcomer” is now in theaters. Since I ran cross country in high school (& the 2 mile race for track & field) I marked this movie on the … Continue reading

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Inspirational Journeys: For Greater Glory

Celebrating the feast of Christ the King yesterday reminded me of the powerful movie “For Greater Glory.” After watching it in the theater six years ago, the following Christmas I gifted DVD copies to my entire family. As we prepare … Continue reading

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(uplifting) holiday blues

(Reader Alert: you might need a tissue at hand…) After a plethora of lovely meals and family gathering(s), blogger Virginia (who also serves as a chief cook & menu strategist for family Thanksgivings) is in recovery mode. So grateful for … Continue reading

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Movie Roundup: Lots to Contemplate

After a month of not seeing one movie in the theater, it’s been a bonanza two-movie week. Last Tuesday night (our local Regal Theater hosts 1/2 price movies on Tuesdays) my brother and I saw “First Man” about Neil Armstrong’s … Continue reading

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