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Best Year Ever 2017: Movies

My penultimate offering for Best Year Ever, movies. I saw a LOT of movies this year, which isn’t saying much, since I’m a cinephile in every definition. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve seen this year. Click through the pictures to purchase them on Amazon. Honorable Mentions: North by Northwest, The Graduate,…

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Best Year Ever 2017: Books

The Best Year Ever series continues with the best books that I’ve read this year. At my job, I have time to read. Shocking, I know. It gives my eyes a rest, since I’m on a computer all day. So, I started reading voraciously again. I noticed a sea change in my reading habits in…

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Best Year Ever 2017: Photographs

2017 was a big blur, like I’m sure I’m going to be saying over the next few days. I was not where I needed to be financially, so I had to severely scale back in my road trips. And you know how much I live for road trips. And because I was forced to stepped…

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Best Year Ever 2017: Posts

I guess it goes without saying that 2017 has been bonkers for me. A lot of personal and professional changes, and I feel like I’m in a good place now. I’m slowly making changes for 2018, too. I hope you’ll join me. In the meantime, I continue with my annual Best Year Ever project, summing…

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Fruitvale Station (2013)

Sorry for not keeping up with this. Life’s been a handful to say the least. I’m trying to sort things out, so hopefully I can start posting regularly again. I still vividly remember watching the footage of Oscar Grant’s murder on New Year’s Day 2009. Phones were becoming smarter every day. Citizen journalism was on…

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Culmination

I’m trying to recall How it felt to have A country home in your arms The scent of your cologne Blinds the fiber of my being A party as the world ends The beat of your heart Unsweetened lemonade On the tongue of my skin I used to excite your molecules False oxygen in your…

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August 2017 Roundup

August is a good month for a roundup. I’ve finally settled into my day job, and am developing my side hustle, AKA City of Writers. Here are the most popular posts on Hello Salvation this past month, per Google Analytics. I would like to say I’m surprised at the popularity of the posts, but I’d…

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