Oberlin College and early works While a student at Oberlin College, Dunham produced several independent short films and uploaded them to YouTube. Many of her early films dealt with themes of sexual enlightenment and were produced in a mumblecore filmmaking style, a dialog-heavy style in which young people talk about their personal relationships. Inshe produced Pressure, in which a girl and two friends talk about experiencing an orgasm for the first time, which makes Dunham's character feel pressured to do so as well. The production was unpaid, so Dunham and her friends "pooled their money from babysitting and art-assistant gigs and borrowed some camera gear.
Patrick was a writer, historian, educator, friend, and, to many, an inspiration. Patrick was a kind and gentle man in person — maybe not so much in his writing — and I saw that side of his nature often, but multiplied many times over yesterday in the family photographs, especially in his interactions with his grandchildren.
As one of his sons, Peter, told me, he was very loving and attentive to his children and grandchildren, and he knew how to listen to his grandchildren; he really listened to them.
He might have missed his calling: I mean, who knew? They were all eighteen years old or so, and senior students, and so-o-o intellectually savvy in literature and history. What attracted me to Patrick most from the beginning was that he always seemed to have a different insight into events, a different take, from everyone else, on happenings around us.
I recall that around D. Everyone was jumping up and down: But Patrick said to me at the time: It makes people want to waste time reading what is essentially very boring. His greatest loves, apart from his family, were writing and reading.
But was he merely the bookish type? His idol, and one of his great subjects for both reading and writing, was Samuel Johnson, the most bookish of all great men.
He was not only a lover of reading and writing books; he was also exceedingly active physically, and down to earth. He spent time vegetable gardening, fishing, sawing wood, and cleaving junks, and he always had a physical project on the go. And far from keeping his nose buried in musty tomes, he loved to watch the Blue Jays.
Patrick was curious about everything in life. His last commentary involved the writing of an article in response to the Economist magazine. Newfoundland and Labrador has a history of backing ill-conceived projects, the magazine said, and then went on with a scathing description, some items dubious at best.
Patrick never got his chance to correct the misconceptions, but he was intent on it, and you can be sure it would have been a doozy. He demanded accuracy, and scorned over-sentimental tripe.Just for Fun (and maybe glory!) It feels great to reach a personal goal, and it's also nice when someone else recognizes your accomplishment.
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