The Saving Grace of Joe: A Look at Joe vs the Volcano

Ted’s taking the blog for me AGAIN this week. He’s my saving grace. Although it was over twenty years ago, I remember it like yesterday: the single funniest movie experience of my life. We’d READ ON

When the Inexplicable Has All the Answers

A Look at Netflix Original Series: Stranger Things Shakespeare’s Hamlet encounters a ghost. Stunned and yet believing, he exclaims, “There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your READ ON

What a Blast from the Past

The one cinematic representation of efficiency that I think stands out the most in my memory is a movie that came out in 1999, when most twenty-something-year-olds today were mere babes. The movie harkened READ ON

Secret Prejudices: A Look at A Walk in the Clouds

When I read Ted’s blog on Monday, I was immediately reminded of an old movie that I’ve always loved. A Walk In the Clouds, with Keanu Reeves, Giancarlo Giannini, Aitana Sanchez-Gijón, and Anthony Quinn. READ ON

A Dream is Still a Dream…Until It Becomes Reality

I’ve always admired expats. There’s always been a small part of me that would like to be one. And now more so than ever, moving abroad so as to spend less in health insurance READ ON

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: A Look at Lord of the Rings

We have a saying at my place of work that has kept us going over the last few weeks of overhauling the entire store: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work. Prior to this employment, in READ ON

Universal Truth about Twue Wuv

The power of story. Its effects never cease to amaze me. It’s one of the reasons that I try to feature a story of some sort with each of my blogs. When we become READ ON

You’ve Got Mail – Taking on Big Business in Farming

There are several books and movies that I would highly, highly recommend regarding our food sourcing in this country, including Fast Food Nation, Cowspiracy, Food, Inc., More Than Honey, Farmageddon, Ingredients: The Local Food READ ON

Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to Fulfillment

Jared Grace is disillusioned when we pick up in the middle of his story. His parents have just divorced and with no alternative place to live, his mother moves him, his twin brother, and READ ON