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A Personal Project of Mine Went Better Than I Thought It Would -- But I Hoped It Would -- What A Feeling!

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“Take your passion, and make it happen…” – Irene Cara in “What A Feeling,” theme from Flashdance

2Rivers Presents "Kramer vs Kramer"

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“I woke up this morning, kept thinking about Billy and I was thinking about him waking up in his room with his little clouds all around that I painted and I thought I should have painted clouds downtown because then he would think that he was waking up at home. I came here to take my son home. And I realized he already is home...” – Meryl Streep as Joanna in Kramer vs Kramer

The "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That" Wal-Mart Secret Weapon

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Wal-Mart’s net margin is 3.3% – a bit lethargic compared to its competitors – but it ranks No. 2 in the Fortune 500. Rafi Mohammed, pricing strategy consultant and the author of The Art of Pricing and the forthcoming The 1-Percent Windfall, says in a Harvard Business Review article syndicated in BusinessMirror that:“A high operating margin doesn’t reflect pricing excellence. In fact, it usually reveals that you’re missing growth opportunities.” But “If you profit margin isn’t a good gauge of pricing effectiveness, what is? Simple. Just find out if your profit is increasing.”Watch special video People of Wal-Mart. Cartoon courtesy of FargoFirst

Agreeing With Jojo

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“Unless the administration takes decisive action to bring the killers of journalists to justice, it cannot escape the criticism that it is tolerating these criminal acts” – United Opposition president and Makati Mayor Jojo Binay, condemning the Maguindanao Massacre

Part 14 of "Superman II" (My Fault It Was Here When It's Supposed To Be, You Know, THERE

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“Frankly, Mr. White, I really don't enjoy television; too much violence. I was just reading Dickens.” – Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent/Superman in Superman II (Photos courtesy of AreaVoices and SceneStealers)

Digitally Re-Mastered "Superman II" Proudly Showing on 2Rivers

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“I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way.” See also “The Unforgettable Love Story of Christopher and Dana Reeve”and “Why The World Needs Superman”only on 2Rivers