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Dawn’s Early Light

Dawn’s Early Light

Most mornings I find myself leaving before the sun is up. This is true in the winter months, but also for most of the year. Four AM is four AM regardless. And before I get into a self indulgent and begin discussing the perks of living closer to work I want to share an inspirational experience. This morning as I was driving to work and it was a normal drive. But then, there was the most amazing sunrise I'vee seen…

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Pushing the Limits – Attempting More Than One Should

Pushing the Limits – Attempting More Than One Should

Life is sort of a balancing act, at least it seems like that to me sometimes. Thus the name of the site is See Chaos. Really, I don't like pushing the limits yet there are times when it is necessary to put in a little more. Still doing too much can be seen by some as the equivalent of not doing anything, at least in the context on having a life. And this is somehow true. At lest it is…

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Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

Conversations with Gorbachev are inevitably when one examines world history. German director Werner Herzog visited the former Soviet Union's last state and party chief three times with his film crew near Moscow. It was about politics and history, about glasnost and perestroika. The result is the documentary "Meeting Gorbachev." An immensely fascinating encounter between two contemporary witnesses. "He made reunification possible without violence, without bloodshed. In earlier Soviet times, the tanks would have rolled – as in Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia,…

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The Coffee Was Defective

The Coffee Was Defective

Eliminate the chaos It is one of those days. Either the coffee was defective or somebody slipped me some decaf. I clearly sense that I have no desire to clean up the rest of the paperwork on my desk or take my coffee mug sitting on the same desk into the kitchen. I talk myself into thinking that I don't have time or energy to clean up right now or continue. After all I have worked all day. The fact…

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New Antony Gormley Exhibition

New Antony Gormley Exhibition

The island of Delos in the Aegean Sea houses the new exhibition by Antony Gormley, the famous British sculptor. In keeping with the island's statues, temples and countryside, Gormley has positioned 29 sculptures he has made over the past 20 years. His goal is to establish a physical and intellectual connection with our collective human memory. "Sculpture can offer us the opportunity to escape mechanical time, the time of the iPhone, the stress. And this place is a place that…

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A Royal Baby

A Royal Baby

The newest addition to the Royal Family is here: Duchess Meghan gives birth to a son! The couple shared the news on Instagram, the child was born in the early hours of the morning and weighs 7.3 pounds. Prince Harry and Meghan's newborn baby lines up just after his father to the British throne and is now the seventh behind: Prince Charles (70) is still in the top spot followed by his the eldest son William, 36; Who is followed…

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R.I.P. Peter Mayhew

R.I.P. Peter Mayhew

For those of you who don't know, Peter Mayhew was the performer who played Chewbacca, the furry creature from "Star Wars." The British-born actor died at his estate in Texas on April 30. Peter's family shared the information on Mayhew's Twitter page on Thursday. The cause of death has not been given. A funeral service for friends and loved ones is planned at the end of June, with a meeting scheduled to take place in Los Angeles in December, the…

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Comic Cons from New York, San Diego and Dubai

Comic Cons from New York, San Diego and Dubai

The three-day pop culture event, Middle East Film and Comic Con is the city's biggest festival. While "Avengers: Endgame" has a good chance of becoming the most commercially successful film of all time (to date). The finale of the saga unites the superheroes of the Marvel universe. The Middle East Film & Comic Con in Dubai is another example of how huge the fascination with hero stories is – the event brings film and television stars together with fans and…

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Wait, Don’t Forget to Save That Date

Wait, Don’t Forget to Save That Date

I love the idea of save the date cards. The reason is simple. You and the recipient can both breathe a little bit easier. For hose sending out the card it provides them with a little bit of piece of mind knowing that they have done what they can to remind people that something is important on the horizon. That would be me in a nutshell. For the recipient they can have a physical reminder and in some instances a…

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April 26 is “Alien Day”

April 26 is “Alien Day”

The cult horror film "Alien" turns forty this year! The 20th Century Fox film studio celebrates the "Alien Day" with fans on April 26 – the date is a reference to the planet LV-426 from the "Alien" movies. Director Ridley Scott wanted to celebrate the 40th birthday along with the "alien" enthusiasts around the world: Happy "Alien" Day! Thank you for being such loyal followers of our film for the past 40 years. Hard to believe we shot "Alien" in…

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