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The Man Upstairs

As a father, I’m in uncharted territory. For more than a decade I’ve been raising a bunch of young children, but that is changing. I officially have a teenager now. My eldest son is a good soul, which bodes well … Continue reading

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My Quest to Find an Obscure 1970s Film

My parents introduced me to many obscure films when I was growing up. 1981’s Harry’s War, 1984’s Tank, 1989’s Dream Team, and 1991’s Necessary Roughness, to name just a few. They weren’t necessarily of classic caliber, hence their obscurity. But … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Spa

Life doesn’t always go the way we expect. Take, for example, my most recent visit to a spa. The older I get, the achier I feel. My shoulders tend to get extremely sore from time to time. To combat this, … Continue reading

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Miracles I’ve Seen This Year

Every day is a miracle. I am grateful for every opportunity I have to keep living and being better. This Thanksgiving, I would like to acknowledge some of the biggest miracles I’ve seen this year.

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George McFly Makes a Good Point

I never show my work. What do I mean by that? After all, I post a new article on this website every single week without fail. I mean something similar to what George McFly says to Marty McFly during the … Continue reading

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There Are No Accidents

I like to record the miracles I experience in my life. I have received so many over the years, I can hardly keep track of them all. This one truly humbled me, and I want to share the lessons I … Continue reading

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So Much to Write, So Little Time

I’ve been writing Cinematic Chiasmus articles for 10 years, and I’ve never had a dearth of ideas for them. The only limit on my output of them has been the fact that those articles are always ambitious projects to put … Continue reading

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Be a Little Bolder

I’d like to share a little experience I recently had. My wife and three of my kids and I were recently eating at a Costco Food Court when we noticed a couple of men who looked awfully familiar come and … Continue reading

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I’m a Little Late Paying Off My Mortgage

I have moved a mountain. It wasn’t as fast as it was for Enoch simply telling mountains to flee from before him. But it happened, nonetheless. I feel like there’s only one song that can sum up my feelings right … Continue reading

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The Hasty Rewrite of My Last Article

I have never done anything like this before. But I want to share it because it was such an interesting experience. Since the beginning of the Deja Reviewer in 2011, I’ve almost always published a new article on Tuesdays. The … Continue reading

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