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The Great Wait
Longmire: More Frenzy than Freedom
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A Priest Story

I remember, years ago, when I was in my home parish, a priest who was assigned there for several years. I don’t recall many details about him, except that he kept getting my place of work confused with someone else, and I was always correcting him.  I never brought it up, but each time we would meet, he would inevitably ask me a question about working in this specific place, for some unknown reason.  Perhaps it resonated with him (or he wanted me to work there!); perhaps he was just a bit muddled.

The Great Wait

When my husband read about Popular Woodworking’s invitation to readers for articles concerning wood, he challenged me to submit, suggesting I direct my focus toward “The Plight of the Woodworker’s Wife”.  While I believe he was only kidding at first, and despite the fact that it sounded suspiciously like a really good country song, it also occurred to me that my continuous and plaintive cries throughout the years, for a house actually decorated with furniture, may have finally reached open ears.

Longmire: More Frenzy than Freedom

7/25/14: Something weird is happening on "Longmire".  I'm not sure if it's a new direction, or misstep, but the installment last week was downright unrecognizable.  I don't know which filmatic auteur  "they" thought  they were channeling (some very weird hallucinogenically-- fueled moments, there), but it isn't any memorable filmmaker I know.  It was just plain chaos ( I know, I know, that was the idea), but not in a good way.  You don't actually have to create an environment of complete uninterpretable muck to convey frenzy and madness.

Longmire: American Hero with an Australian Twist

Robert Taylor Captures Hearts as Sheriff
 
America’s hottest television hero isn’t American at all; Aussie actor Robert Taylor may look and act the part of a contemporary Wyoming lawman, but his provenance is distinctly Down Under. Convincing us his roots run deep into North American soil has not proven difficult for the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)graduate, though it was not too long ago he was working oil rigs, a strictly non-acting endeavor.  His breakout performance as Fr.
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