Slumdog Millionaire: Just See It

My first words out coming out of the theater were “Wow. Wow!” If you haven’t seen this movie yet, you’re missing out. Slumdog Millionaire opens with Jamal, a kid from the sprawling slums of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, who somehow earned a seat on India’s TV show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” being brutally… Continue reading Slumdog Millionaire: Just See It

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Do You Prefer Storms or Hope?

Words have power. Most people I know prefer hope to conflict, challenge, opposition, bad weather, delays, shipwreck, drowning, injury and possible death. The same was true in 1488 when Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias first encountered what he called the Cape of Storms while seeking a trade route to the Far East. John II, king of… Continue reading Do You Prefer Storms or Hope?