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The Imitation Game nails it for sure

cumberbatch the imatation gameThe Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is probably one of the best films I’ve seen in a very long time.  As usual Cumberbatch was compelling in his performance and portrayal of the brilliant, and equally tormented, Alan Turing.  Turing was credited with leading the effort of cracking the Nazi secret code machine known as Enigma during War World II.  He was also a very closeted gay man.

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Harsh reality is better than false hope

dowton abbey season 5 episode 6

So I had a chance to get caught up on the current season of Downton Abbey over President’s Day weekend and wanted to post a blog on a snippet from Season 5:  Episode 6.  I’ve always been intrigued by the gay character Thomas Barrow and I wish they did more with him for sure.  If you’re not current on this episode you might not want to read my post.  **SPOILER ALERT**

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Echo the wolf shot dead in Utah


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This made me really sad.  What give Utah!?  Geesh.  Echo, a female gray wolf, who made a historic trip from the Gran Canyon last year was shot dead by a rancher in Utah who says he mistook her for a coyote.  Sad face.  :-(

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Different from the norm

WP_20141004_071From the “something you don’t see every day” collection I preset to you a very queer sand shark.  While in Pacific Grove last year I ran into a woman and her husband who were practicing for sand castle building contest down the road. Continue reading Different from the norm

You can dance

Sometimes you have to just put a block of cheese on your head…and dance.  This was the scene at Casa de Packers last Sunday as the Green Bay Packers pulled even at 2-2 with a big victory over the Chicago Bears…

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