North Korea Nuclear Summit Bulletin from Vietnam at 1:30 A.M. (CDT) on Feb. 28: No Nukes Is Good News?

      Kim Jong Un of North Korea         (Wikipedia image) The Nuclear Summit between North Korea and the United States ended abruptly 2 days into the process and was carried on NBC News at 1:30 a.m. CDT: Trump:  “I want to thank all of the people of Vietnam for having […]
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The Oscars and The Blizzard in Iowa on Feb. 25th, 2019

The morning after the Academy Awards. I’ve not done as much due diligence  about other people’s opinions of the Oscars this year as I will in the hours that loom sitting in airports between here (Des Moines, Iowa), where the temperature feels like zero, or 43 minutes away (by air) in St. Louis, Missouri, (or […]
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Oscar Winners On Feb. 24th are “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Roma” and “Black Panther”

This year, because we were going to be traveling, I was forced to make my Oscar predictions much further in advance than any other year. I tried going with my gut instinct and not playing the “odds.” I also did not want to do any “research” because the other 3 people in our long-time Oscar […]
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“Meet the Press:” Mueller’s Report; Home-Grown Terrorist; Florida Amendment 4

If Mueller is going to have more indictments, they would come before the report. “They’d be returned, if not revealed,” said one of the talking heads on Sunday morning’s “Meet the Press” on February 24, 2019. Q: Would we see the Russian collusion charge revealed? (From Chuck Todd) A:  “Mueller has indicted Roger Stone for […]
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Arrived in Des Moines for Oscar Night Prediction Party

We have arrived in Des Moines (Iowa) from Austin (Texas) for our Annual Oscar Predicting Contest with our oldest and dearest friends. The planes out of Austin to Des Moines were few and far between.  There were two and neither flight was direct. We flew through St. Louis and I was able to put my […]
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Oscar Predictions for February 24, 2019 Academy Awards

2019 Oscar Predictions My Oscar Predictions for February 24, 2019, have to be put up early, so I can start the trek back to the Midwest for our Annual Oscar Party with friends. Meanwhile, I’ve had 2 requests from wannabe bloggers to guest post.  I asked each of them to prepare a “Predicting the Oscars” […]
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Will Hurd (R, TX) Speaks Out Against Trump’s Border Wall

Will Hurd (R,Tx) Image from Wikipedia Will Hurd, (R,TX) on “Face the Nation” on February 17, 2019 was asked about the looming show-down over President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. Q:  You have 800 miles of the border in your district?  How will the National Emergency Declaration […]
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Promotion of Volume 2 of “Obama’s Odyssey”: Today and Tomorrow

As usual whenever I plan a promotion, nothing is going “right.” First, the website (ConnieCWilson.com) crashed, after I had pointed out to my computer assistant that there were several framed squares with nothing in them. She says it can’t be fixed until she can talk to GoDaddy. That will most likely not be before Tuesday.  The […]
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“Obama’s Odyssey” (Vol. 2) ON SALE for $1.99 Tomorrow (2/17); Paperback $4.95 on 2/17 & 2/18

“Obama’s Odyssey” (Vol. 2) (Convention to Inauguration) with 61 photographs from the field that have appeared nowhere else will be ON SALE in honor of Presidents’ Day, February 18th. The sale will commence on Feb. 17 (e-book) and continue through Feb. 18 for the paperback version. Both books are significantly reduced in price, from 66 […]
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Cabo Return and “The Kominsky Method” on Netflix

With over 800 flights canceled out of O’Hare and Midway in Chicago, the trip back to the United States from Cabo San Lucas could have been a nightmare. It wasn’t. Our plane was one of the few that “got out” of the airport and we arrived home slightly later than we anticipated, but not that […] Read the full article at Weekly Wilson….

Cabo San Lucas at Thanksgiving, November 19-26, 2018

  In honor of our 50th wedding anniversary, I began planning a trip for the 7 of us to Cabo San Lucas about 3 or 4 years ago. We first visited Cabo in 2014 in January and enjoyed Sunset Beach, with whale watching, dolphins frolicking around our boat, and a lovely place. That year, we […] Read the full article at Weekly Wilson….

Holocaust Survivor Steen Metz Speaks on November 13th in Moline, Illinois

Steen Metz, who is an 83-year-old survivor of the Holocaust from Denmark, spoke to an audience of roughly 200 interested audience members on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at the Moline Public Library. Steen grew up in Odense, Denmark, a small town 100 miles west of Copenhagen, where only .2% of the population was Jewish. Neither […]
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Thoughts on Films & Politics on November 5th, 2018

Some thoughts of the day, on Monday, the day before the election. I am asked if I think there will be a Blue Wave. I respond that my biggest fear is that the Kavanaugh hearings will function like the Comey memo about Hillary’s e-mails. If the Kavanaugh hearings energize Trump’s base…..(finish that thought). *************************** On […]
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“The Green Book” Film Gives Hope for Racial Harmony

Genre: Drama Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, P.J. Byrne. Director: Peter Farrelly Writers: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly. Length: 130 minutes “The Green Book” was a book that actually existed in the sixties South, one which would tell black citizens where they could (and could not) stay […]
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“Wildlife:” Actor/Writer/Director Paul Dano’s First Directorial Effort

Genre: Drama Director: Paul Dano Writers: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, based on Richard Ford’s book Cast: Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ed Oxenbould, Bill Camp Length: 144 minutes British actress Carey Mulligan (“An Education,” “Never Let Me Go,” “The Great Gatsby”) stars in Paul Dano’s directorial debut, “Wildlife,” opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. The “Hollywood Reporter” recently named […]
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