Archive for January, 2016

Truth, Justice…and Then There’s Film

Before I saw the new film, The Finest Hours, I made the mistake of reading a movie critic’s scouring of the film. The critic, who quite apparently did not like the film, especially criticized the female lead, the male character’s fiancé. He would have been happier if the female character was not included…

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Easy as Apple Pie?

Why is apple pie supposed to be easy?

In my years of culinary efforts, I have never found pie making to be easy.

Historically, pie was mentioned as easy, but more for the ease of eating—certainly, not for the baking.

Early in my adult life, I attempted baking an apple pie. Generally, I consider myself a proficient cook, but the pie baking almost conquered me.

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