Category Archives: Agains the Odds

When Garbage Became Priceless

The kids behind The Recycled Orchestra/Los Reciclados Orquesta will have your eyes tearing up with both compassion and celebration at the same time. Clearly this modern day occurrence was designed by God to alter our limited and entitled consciousness in … Continue reading

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Back on Monday

Finally made it back today, Monday, a day in the early Fall, to write again. Writing is an expression of thanks.

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Rocking Out Women’s History Month

Who says you aren’t good enough? They have no idea! 2012 Australian Paralympic Team Champion, Kelly Cartwright climbed Mt Kilimanjaro with her prosthetic leg in 2009.

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Bless Me, Ultima Opens Nationwide Today, 2/22!

I read the (once banned) book, written by Rudolfo Anaya, when I was about 19 years old and dreamt of what it would be like to see it on the big screen. I think I remained in the ‘Ultima zone … Continue reading

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He Changed His Stars

Remember the impoverished father in “A Knight’s Tale” who told his little boy that he could change his stars? The concept has always intrigued me. Here’s a modern day tale that chases after the metaphor and includes our galaxy’s 400 … Continue reading

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