car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

Categories

Ride Away

As I mentioned in my previous installment,I spent several hours this past weekend getting reacquainted with one of my favorite movies of all-time,The Searchers.

The Searchers was released in 1956,and is based on a short story by Alan Le May. Le May’s story,“The Read on…

Not the words of one who kneels

“Then he [Grant] looked toward Lee,and his eyes seemed to be resting on the handsome sword that hung at that officer’s side. He said afterward that this set him to thinking that it would be an unnecessary humiliation to require the officers to surrender their swords,and a great hardship to deprive them of Read on…

United We Stand

I don’t ever want to see United 93 again.

As a platoon function,the guys I work with voted to spend the early portion of Thursday afternoon watching United 93. Having a decent idea of what was in store,I abstained from voting. To be honest,I really didn’t want to go. I still wish Read on…

V for Vendetta = D for Derivative

“The strongest man in the world is the man who stands most alone.”-Henrik Ibsen,Enemy of the People My friend Stan and I went to see V for Vendetta last night,which I was neither particularly excited about,nor particularly aware of the more controversial aspects of the film.

Here’s what I thought Read on…

Paging Dr. Norton…er,Berry…

I’m reading A Case of Need,by Michael Crichton,as a bit of an indulgence. Having actually read the book quite a few times in the past,there won’t be anything particularly new that I’ll be getting out of it this time around. But,for some reason,there is something about this book that just Read on…