The guy sitting by himself near the Gate C sign in an empty waiting area of the airport was running from the FBI. He kept his head down and was careful every few minutes to look from one side of the airport to the other. He was looking for anything out of the ordinary and... Continue Reading →
Meeting the Don: Returning to The Godfather
The movie “The Godfather” has some of the most memorable lines of all time. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” “Leave the gun, take the cannoli.” “It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.” The quotes seem to be endless. “Some day, and that day may never come, I will... Continue Reading →
Trying not to be “that guy”
I talk back to the screen. I question why the screen writer took the plot of the story in one way instead of another or why the character that we haven’t seen in two episodes has apparently come back from the dead. I throw up my hands in frustration. When the CIA officer in the... Continue Reading →
The five-minute go-back-in-time button
I rubbed my eyes, wrote a quick comment, and hit send. I noticed my mistake immediately. I clicked on “Reply All” instead of replying directly to the sender. I cried out like I had been shot in the chest, frustrated and mad at myself for my error. My comment wasn’t horrible, but it contained a... Continue Reading →
Love, actually, is all around!
I watched the television screen and I couldn’t help, but get a tad depressed. My wife and kids started streaming the movie Love Actually and I watched with fascination the opening scene with the travelers arriving at Heathrow Airport. Oh, I’ve watched the 2003 movie hundreds of times, it’s one of my wife’s favorites and we... Continue Reading →
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