Stuff About Me


Before Midnight: I was so excited to learn that another Linklater movie was going to come out this summer… and it did not disappoint! In 1995, “Before Sunrise” came out – a small independent movie about a couple who meet on a train and have one night in Vienna. In 2004, “Before Sunset” came out… Continue reading Before…


What’s Making Me Happy 4/30/13

The first thing that is making me happy is the date!  I love that it’s the 1st of May tomorrow – all 1sts are great! – and I love that I have one more opportunity to plug Poetry Month!  Poetry makes me happy!  Here’s a flowchart (courtesy of Book Riot) to help you choose one… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 4/30/13


What’s Making Me Happy 4/16/13

Ah, a day off with little sleep.  Hopefully tonight I will sleep soundly, waking refreshed for a long work day! But here’s what’s making me happy: Getting through overnights at work is always good… another month until it happens again!   I finished “Gone with the Wind” last night!  Woot!  It was a great book,… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy 4/16/13

Stuff About Me

44 Things: Q2

Goodness… we’re tripping right along into the end of March, aren’t we?  How did that happen?  I was feeling unsuccessful in my 44 Things: Q2, until I looked at it.  I guess I’m not doing too badly – which is what happens when you simply document “things to look forward to” with a few added… Continue reading 44 Things: Q2


First February Friday Film Footnotes

I know I have mentioned a few films in my past few posts, but thought I’d do a full-fledged Film Footnote.  It is Friday the First of February, after all. “The Impossible” – Saw this with Marissa at the late-late show on a Wednesday.  Before going, I read a bit about the family the movie is… Continue reading First February Friday Film Footnotes

General Book Talk · Movies!

“It is a truth universally acknowledged…

that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” 200 years ago on January 28, Pride & Prejudice was published in England.  200 years ago! I just finished reading Jane Austen’s final novel, “Persuasion.”  Austen doesn’t disappoint, but I”m afraid it can’t compare to “Pride & Prejudice.”… Continue reading “It is a truth universally acknowledged…

Movies! · Writing for Fun

First Friday Film Footnotes 2013

So far I have seen two GREAT movies in 2013 in the theatre and one pretty fun one at home from Netflix.  Sounds like a great start to a great New Year! On New Year’s Day evening, I went to see Silver Linings Playbook, and I absolutely loved it.  I wouldn’t mind seeing it again soon,… Continue reading First Friday Film Footnotes 2013