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Oscar Odds

All of the prognosticators in the film industry are now posting their ideas on Oscar winners. Most of them are not very good. If you want good information for your yearly Oscar poll, you would be better off checking the Screen Actors, Directors, Producers, and all the other Guilds. There is a more interesting source. […]

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American craftsman house exterior. View of entry door and porch with concrete stairs. Nice landscape design around. Northwest, USA

The Color Purple

There is an article in the Winter NAR Magazine entitled, “Purple is the New Gray or Black”. A quote: “Purple has become one of the reigning requests in the increasingly colorful world of home design”. Other colors becoming popular include khaki green, taupe, teal, kelly green, peaches and orange. Just all too confusing.  And I just […]

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Valentine’s Day Is Coming Fast

Traditional or Non-Traditional, Make Your Celebration Special If any of you have been reading or listening to my rants, you know that I believe that days like Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween, and others are commercial holidays. Recognized and promoted by restaurants, florists, card companies, and others. You will notice the […]

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