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My Favorite Movies for Every Year I’ve Been Alive

There's a meme (don't you love them?) asking people to choose their favorite movies from every year they were born. I decided to get in on the action. You can too. This list was a test of conviction for me. 1985 and 1987, as well as 1997-2001 (coincidentally, my high school years), were the most difficult, only because they had some excellent flicks. 2011 was impossible. I couldn't find anything I liked. I had to read the list a few times before finding my choice. Click on the titles to purchase or rent on Amazon. '83: The Big Chill '84:…

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11 things i learned from pokemon, featuring Charmander, Pikachu, and Bulbasaur

11 Things I Learned from Pokémon

Pokémon came out when I was in high school. I wasn't the target audience. But I was drawn to the characters, the monsters that fit in my pocket, and the adventures and hijinks they got into together every day. A cynical person will say that cartoons are meant for kids. But a great cartoon brings joy to anyone who watches it and teaches you something new about yourself. With the surge of popularity - and my devoted attention to the mobile game Pokémon Go - I began to look deeper at the stories the show was trying to tell. I've…

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