Random conversations over a good cup of coffee . . .

It’s Still An Island

By Jo Ellen on February 13, 2016

Howdy!  I know it’s been a while.  Trust me.  I’ve missed ya. Missed writing. Missed our random conversations over a steaming mug of java. How have ya been?  Busy?  Good?  Overwhelmed?  Blessed?  Have you been like me–all of the above? Tomorrow is Valentine’s and I’d love nothing more than to be on a beach with my main squeeze. No. I know what you’re going to ask. Don’t get excited. I don’t actually have a fellow.  I’m just sayin’. Alas.  I’ll be […]

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Petals and Prayers

By Jo Ellen on December 23, 2015
acupojoe, jimmy stewart, zuzu, prayers, the page house, Christmas

I’d forgotten that It’s a Wonderful Life starts with the sounds of prayers rising up to a starry sky.  So when I watched it last night and as it started, I thought maybe it had skipped ahead.  But no, it was the beginning of Clarence’s assignment.  Most of the story is told so this slow learning angel can get caught up on the details about ol’ George Bailey. Last night my sound quality was off and Jimmy Stewart’s voice sounded more like Mickey […]

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Willy Wonka and the Golden Ticket

By Jo Ellen on November 9, 2015
willy wonka, golden ticket, as a man thinketh, llamas

First off, let me say that while I adore Johnny Depp and admire his phenomenal acting skills, he should have never agreed to do a Willy Wonka remake if they were going to make him look Agent 99 from Get Smart.  Not only is Gene Wilder practically irreplaceable, no respectable chocolatier would have such perfect hair or teeth.  It’s creepy. Now that we’ve gotten the important stuff out of the way . . . here’s my thought this nippy morning. […]

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