Monthly Archives: May 2011

Allen shows there’s no time like the present

“Midnight in Paris” is Woody Allen’s thoroughly charming film about an American writer visiting Paris who dreams of living in the city’s golden age of the 1920s. Through the magic of film, he gets his chance, meeting Hemingway and Fitzgerald, … Continue reading

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The best is often home-made

My wife’s birthday is this weekend. The kids will make cards for her and I plan to bake a cake. We could buy those things but we prefer to make them. If you think about the difference between buying something … Continue reading

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