December 2014 Journal

Inside: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,The Theory of Everything, Rosewater, Birdman, Whiplash, Low Down, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Before I Go to Sleep, T. Hobbit: The Battle of the five Armies, Diplomacy, Citizenfour, Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me, and more.

The Aeronauts (2019)

In this account of the 1862 balloon flight that set a world altitude record for many decades, one of the areonauts is depicted as a woman.

The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

The little known story of The Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan is told, from his study with Cambridge’s Prof. Hardy during WW 1 to his early death back in India in 1920.

Vengeance (2022)

A smug New Yorker travels to west Texas to attend the funeral of a girl he barely knew & finds all his stereotypes challenged by her family.

Mississippi Freedom Summer Project 1964: Part 4

At he end of Roger’s and my first day in Shaw I describe our Shaw “home” and part of our second day there. Monday, Aug. 10 I must describe “home.” It is a lovely old white – or once was–a wooden structure. The lumber must have been milled in Reconstruction days judging by the appearance of it. The front porch threatens …