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Mirror Monday Quote by George Bernard Shaw

“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.” ~ George Bernard Shaw Last night we watched “Woman in Gold,” a movie about real-life Holocaust survivor Maria Altmann. She is famous for suing the Austrian government over the ownership of several paintings, most notably a portrait […]

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of “The Princess Bride” by Cary Elwes & Joe Layden

My sister knows me well. Though “The Princess Bride” has never been her favorite film, she surprised me with a copy of Cary Elwes’ behind-the-scenes look at the making of this fun movie. If you like the movie, this is a must read. Elwes shares not only his personal experiences, feelings, and thoughts about the […]