Horror of July: Part 1

This past Fourth of July started off as normal as could expected for the year of 2020. Except it turned into a nightmare that my therapist strongly urged me to write down. Sarabeth assured me it would help, and a friend said it would be like purging. I want to get past this. Forgive me for anyContinue reading “Horror of July: Part 1”

We Got a Kitten!

A surprise landed on (close to) our doorstep. And when I say I’m not a cat person. I’m not exaggerating in the least. I’ve never liked cats, never cared for them, and in fact, they always kind of freaked me out. But then I saw this little girl, and I knew I wasn’t going toContinue reading “We Got a Kitten!”

Recommended TV Shows

It’s hot out and the pools are closed to the public this summer, so you’ll likely be staying in watching TV unless you’re one of the two people who have a  job. In this video Sarabeth and I talk a little about our favorite shows. I’d like to add that we watched The Mandalorian last fall, whichContinue reading “Recommended TV Shows”

Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us

Sir Ian Holm’s passing on June 19 was sad. I dread to think of other household names we might lose during this loser of a year. Did you know he was knighted? He was, back in 1998. Ash was my favorite character in Alien. He was the voice of Skinner, the tiny chef (not the rat)Continue reading “Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us”

Unpublished Piece: Awakening Frankfort Avenue

Having been let go from my job thanks to COVID-19, I’ve been actively pursuing my dream of having a career in journalism. One thing I’m learning is that not every piece I write will be published, and that’s okay. Here’s a loving piece I wrote a few weeks ago about the street around the corner from me: InContinue reading “Unpublished Piece: Awakening Frankfort Avenue”

15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years

It’s summer, and movie theaters are starting to open back up finally!! So if you don’t make the 33% capacity cut, and you want something to watch, read on. As you know, I took a few-year hiatus from blogging, but it sure feels good to be back. In those years I didn’t report on someContinue reading “15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years”