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Glorious 4G release of “Howards End” is a joy!

So I happened to be at a morning screening for film critics at the Film Forum in NYC last Thursday, and when I emerged from the Ladies Room afterwards (at around 12:10), I saw that a screening of the new 4G Silver Anniversary Restoration of Howards End was about to begin. Since this was the last day I would be able to see it at the Film Forum on a Big Screen, I thought “what the heck,” and I stayed.… read more.

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2 Weeks on Troll Patrol

AugButtonConfessions of a Sub Admin by Dani d’Arge

A few weeks ago, I had another sleepless night.

Imagine that, a 54 year old widow, alone in her country home, not getting a wink – too hot, too worried about the election, with a cat trying to sleep in her face. As if writing research reports about consumer products and substitute teaching at the local 100% free lunch high school wasn’t enough, I had managed to say yes to yet another task.… read more.

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Two Roads Diverge…

WithAlice2012I joined the Chicago Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in 1983. That was one year after I married Richard (on 6/27/82), and part of the emotional process of relinquishing my hopes for an academic career. I didn’t know where the future would lead, I only knew that although I would probably never be a university professor, my commitment to education in general–and my commitment to education for women in particular–would never waiver.… read more.

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HRC ’92

HRCSigTaraThrallsIn November 1992–right before the election of William Jefferson Clinton–Richard & I were invited to a rally at Navy Pier in Chicago… It was called “Cook County Young Democrats Welcome Hillary & Tipper” (or something like that)…

So I sent in our reservation forms, and sometime that morning, I bought myself one of those big pieces of oak tag–so 20th Century–and I plastered it with pix of HRC with the words HILLARY’S AUXILIARY scrawled in huge letters in the middle.… read more.

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