This past fall, my fiancee and I went to Europe. Among our many stops, we visited this really charming medieval village set in the hillside…
OK, that was a test. Did you believe me for a second? Or am I the only one that thinks Forest Hills, Queens looks really out of . . .
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Billy Wilder’s The Apartment is my all-time favorite romantic comedy set in New York City (sorry, Harry and Sally!).
If you haven’t seen The Apartment, please don’t let me spoil it for you, as it’s one of the greats. The film stars Jack Lemmon as C. C. Baxter, an insurance salesman who lends his apartment to the higher-ups at his company to use for their extramarital dalliances. Just as he falls for elevator girl Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), the situation starts to spiral out of control.
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Today, I learned that in 1998, Ving Rhames won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Made For TV Movie – then got on stage and gave it to Jack Lemmon, who he had just beaten. Truly bad-ass.
Why am I looking up Jack Lemmon? Check back in on Monday!
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A few weeks ago, I was scouting a long defunct hospital when I noticed a whiteboard that still had doctors’ names written on it.
It’s pretty common to find interesting bits and pieces like this in old hospitals, left over from when they were in operation.
Then I looked at it a . . .
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Update: I was disappointed to receive word today that several people went to see the Valencia, only to be told that services were in session and to come back at a later point. Apparently, the church was not expecting such a large turnout, and is trying to . . .
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I was scouting a nice event space recently when I saw something unusual on the mantle…
Plants growing out of books – what a great idea! Looks like they used an Exacto-knife to carve out the pages, then potted some plants that don’t require a lot of water. Here’s another…
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