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Tues., Oct. 16, Red Sox at Astros, 5:00 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 17, Red Sox at Astros, 8:30 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 18, Red Sox at Astros*, 8:00 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 20, Astros at Red Sox*, 5:00 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 21, Astros at Red Sox*, 7:30 p.m.

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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by fritzkep on Yesterday at 08:50:37 PM »
G'nite Debbie!

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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by dejavu on Yesterday at 08:45:21 PM »
Good night, Fritz and anyone else around.

Boston leads 7-4, almost over.  Oh, well, my brother in Vermont says that although he hates the Patriots, he came to like the Red Sox when they had their magic year a few years ago, so he's happy.  And it's just one game out of seven.
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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by dejavu on Yesterday at 08:08:36 PM »
You'll enjoy Broadway when you get a chance to listen to it.

Good.  Either tomorrow or Tuesday. 

I have to do some minor grocery shopping, and also get a box ready to donate for a charity pickup (to put out Tuesday night)/
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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by fritzkep on Yesterday at 07:06:41 PM »
You'll enjoy Broadway when you get a chance to listen to it.

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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by fritzkep on Yesterday at 07:04:48 PM »
Back and forth.

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Meet Your Neighbors / Re: The Diner - Volume 37
« Last post by dejavu on Yesterday at 06:58:48 PM »
Oh, dear.  I was listening to the game, and my phone rang.  Someone from the church who might be able to help with a few things, or know someone else who could help with a few things.  Starting with changing the smoke detector batteries.

Meantime, the Astros had been leading 4-2 (I think) but now they are behind, 5-4 in the 5th inning.
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Start Your Own Threads / Re: Diamonds in youtube's rough
« Last post by foreverinawe on Yesterday at 06:26:01 PM »
If it's just to move on, there's no need to contact him.  You're talking about 35 years, if Jeroen hasn't figured out how to do this, he needs to sit down and put some thought behind it to figure it out.
Yeah, 35+ years make the whole premise suspicious. I hate to say it, but there are enough inconsistencies in the movie that it really doesn't bear much analyzing.

In the first place, I think Walt really loved Jeroen, and it seems impossible to me that he could have simply abandoned him. When he brought Jeroen home that last night, he started to ask the father to tell Jeroen something "tomorrow", but when the language barrier became too much, Walt stopped. He could easily have called Jeroen back out, and made him understand face-to-face what was happening.

When Jeroen got the roll of film developed he found that only one picture came out. The rest had been overexposed when Walt dropped the film and it came undone. Adult Jeroen asked ghost Jeroen on the ferry why he hadn't sent the picture to Hait. The boy answered that while he knew Hait wanted it, he Jeroen wanted to be done with the whole adventure, so he didn't send it. That was unfathomable bitterness for having been abandoned. And adult Jeroen finally understood how deeply he had been wounded.

I think the dog tags made Jeroen do exactly what you suggested. Here at last was a chance to find Walt. But 35+ years (obviously the Best Years of Their Lives) were too much; nothing could rekindle those feelings that blossomed in such distant soil.

But it was great while it lasted... :)

   ~~~fia
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