Monthly Archives: May 2014

Film festival whets my appetite for good movies

This past week I traveled to England, Spain, Romania, India, Iceland, Denmark, Greece, and stopped for a few minutes in Turkey. While in these countries I met three teachers, a mathematician, scores of quirky horse owners, a disgraced detective, a rookie … Continue reading

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Movie popcorn and other dangers of the sense of smell

When we think of the senses, our minds automatically go to sight.  That’s what most of us depend on to navigate our worlds. Hearing usually comes next on our list, but we should never underestimate the power of the nose. … Continue reading

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Many ways to get lost

There’s nothing like getting lost to bring on panic. This topic is on my mind for a couple of reasons. First, because last week I drove to a neighboring town to meet a friend, but the meeting never took place. I … Continue reading

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