It occurs to me..

As I sit on my deck, in the sun, in a very peaceful neighborhood that as angry as I get about some news, some corporation nasty dealings, some government corruption or the insanity we’ve now reached that those who should be the angriest just don’t seem to understand that they should be angry.

I’ve been lucky in life, some by birth and some by efforts or hard work. I need to make sure that I do my part in improving this world. I also need to make sure I pass this on to my kids.

So the question is what should I be doing, talk/tweet doesn’t do much.

I need to figure that out soon.

Man on Fire, a divisive title

It had been at least 3-4 years since I last watched the movie Man on Fire. I did rememberĀ it asĀ something quite good.

After another viewing I still stand by this incredible movie that seems to have been fairly divisive at least between critics and the general public as illustrated by the 50 point gap listed at Rotten Tomatoes.

Is it the perfect movie? no but it has many of the hallmarks that make great movies.

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Anthony B. a mystery to me

So this blog has just restarted and it’s starting to look like the Obituaries but the recent deaths of John Bain and now Anthony Bourdain did mark me.

Tony, as I will allow myself to call him, did have an impact on my life as a writer. No he certainly didn’t give me the desire to write, that’s not a thing I want to do. But Food, Food with a capital F. not pretentious but delicious.

Being French this finally gave me someone I could relate to when it came to the types of food I love.

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