Pilgrimages, or, “Life is Too Big to Walk it Alone”: “The Way” by Sheen and Estevez*

Arriving at your destination is not actually the goal, but rather the journey itself - a metaphor for life obviously, as so many spiritual and secular thinkers alike have written - and the journey can be the all in all. Appropriately, last night I was one of 2500 lucky people to attend a preliminary screening…

Julie & Julia —

A kitchen, a bottle of wine, and a duck recipe. Easy, right? With the movie, "Julie & Julia," now out,  media commentators and critics find new fodder for chewing. One of the better perusals comes from The Boston Globe, written by Devra First and Wesley Morris. A video helps brings home the impact of cooking…

The Eggs Had It: Goodbye, “Cool Hand”

I have steak at home, why go out for hamburger? Paul Newman Paul Newman's death brought up many memories of his films. Since I am a "foodie," one scene in particular popped up in my mind. Yes, that gut-wrenching "meal" in "Cool-Hand Luke," when Luke (Paul Newman) stuffs himself with fifty hard-cooked eggs. Ouch. Thanks,…