Archive for the ‘ Movies ’ Category

  • Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

  • To each their own

    Zagat, the omnipresent restaurant raters, recently came out with their list of the best 20 movies ever made. 

    I know everyone is thinking – what’s mine? Good question. Here’s my top 20:

    1. The Godfather.  The wedding scene alone is worth the price of admission.  It’s the best movie.

    2. Casablanca.  The original classic film.

    3. The Searchers.  The best western ever made.  Period.

    4. Gone with the Wind.  Epic story and great stars; who needs more?

    5. Lawrence of Arabia.  Broad canvas.  A big picture that works. (more…)

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  • Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

  • Golf skills not up to par

    Karen preparing for the BMA Big Swing Golf Outing

    I know this sounds like the opening line of a joke – my boss walks into the office a few weeks ago and asks me if I’d like to play in the annual Business Marketing Association (BMA) Big Swing Golf Outing. Trust me – it’s no joke. It’s what I’ll be doing June 21. (more…)

  • Monday, March 1st, 2010

  • What we make of our realities

    A couple of weeks ago, I watched the movie Coco Before Chanel.  If not apparent from the title, this is a film about the life of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel leading up to her infamous legacy as the couture fashion designer and founder of Chanel.

    As much as I would love to indulge you in my admiration for fashion, this designer, etc, I found this movie to spark another line of thought and sort-of inspiration. (more…)

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