Tag Archives: Aaron Sorkin

Tossing An Elbow

I love this expression. I believe I heard it first on a West Wing episode when Leo Mc Garry, the White House Chief of Staff played majestically by the late, great John Spencer, had to simmer some senator down never … Continue reading

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Hot Dog

No, this isn’t about a dashing dachshund I met, it’s about the hotdog from hell I never should have had. I’m here with my stomach in a sling asking myself, Susannah, what possessed you? It all started when I was … Continue reading

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Getting Up Off The Mat

I love this expression first hearing it on The West Wing since it’s one of Aaron Sorkin’s favorites. It means, when life gives you a smack you get up sooner than later. I try to remember that at least 20 … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From The West Wing

I’m here humming Hail To The Chief.  I thought this was a perfect day to post this now that the election is over. It also made me remember why I loved The West Wing so much. Watching how the government … Continue reading

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The Knishes of Strangers

I miss blogging on the weekends. Even though I have a moment when I wake up knowing I don’t have to jump out of bed that does feel great, there’s also a void I can’t deny. It’s good for me … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Best Kind

Have you ever met someone you absolutely revered? It’s happened to me more than once having the advantage of living in a city where the great and noble tend to congregate. It’s amazing when it happens because 2 things undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Sure Thing

I don’t like surprises. That’s why I’m watching the second season of ‘The West Wing’ for the ninth time, I know what’s coming. It’s also a great show even if you do know every bit of dialogue, after all, Aaron … Continue reading

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I Vont To Be Read but Otherwise Left Alone

I’m not on Facebook or Twitter although my friend Amy thinks tweeting would be a nice way to glean followers. I don’t know though, with the exception of The Social Network, the movie, ( love Aaron Sorkin) I find the … Continue reading

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