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Breakfast for Dinner at First Watch Cafe

November 2, 2011

It’s probably not much of a secret to my friends and family, but there are few things I love more than the simple joy of having breakfast for dinner. So you can imagine, perhaps, how excited I was to be invited (along with a number of other Jacksonville food-lovers) to a Breakfast for Dinner event yesterday at the First Watch Cafe in Mandarin. My cousin, Kristen, was kind enough to agree to come as my date for the evening. To…

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Vampire Detectives

October 24, 2011

I wrote this first blurb of a story idea due to a passing thought I had about how cool it would be to write about a vampire detective. As quite often happens, before I could get to present day scenarios, I wound up doing aΒ  deep dive into Ethan’s past. While the main story is on the shelf until after this year’s NaNoWriMo adventure, I figured it couldn’t hurt to share a little taste of what I’ve cooked up so…

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Real Steel

October 24, 2011

When Chris and I decided to see Real Steel in theatres this weekend, I don’t think either of us was expecting much. And to be honest, the story went about how you’d expect, aside from one key element – the life lent to the movie by its audience. I’ve only been witness to a few incidents where the audience of a movie has given it a life of its own – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Titanic,…

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