It’s been awhile, dear friends, but never fear, Popcorn Dinner is back! Ages ago I did a post about my favourite English movies promising more movie snapshots from the British Isles in the future. The time is now! I dubbed March “Irish Movie Month” (and yes, I recognize it’s now almost May, but that’s sometimes how long these things take) and had loads of fun watching a bunch of films with a distinctly Irish flavour. I’ve never actually been to Ireland – an oversight from my time living in the UK that I hope to rectify someday soon – but here’s an overview of what I’ve learned about the country from the movies, whatever your mood or preferences… Continue reading
This summer marked my 20th high school reunion. I’m having a difficult time wrapping my head around it. I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I know I’m supposed to have a plan, to have that all figured out by now. But I don’t. In the immortal words of Phoebe Buffay from Friends, “I don’t even have a pla.”
Due to the vigilant efforts of my former classmates, there was a reunion held in our high school town a few weeks ago. I was away at the time and couldn’t attend, but thought I would share my jumble of thoughts and movie-related connections about the big event here.