China’s Lost Girls

I would highly encourage all of you to watch this 35 minute video concerning the desperate needs little girls in China have. Think about what you can do to help. http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/chinas_lost_girls

George and Walt

There are two historical figures that I have great admiration for, but for different reasons. Reading their biographies over the past year has been a wonderful eye-opener to me. The first one I want to share with you is Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow. Chernow does a superb job at bringing this dusty historical heroContinue reading “George and Walt”

Kung Fu Panda 2

Though Kung Fu Panda 2 wasn’t my favorite movie, I really appreciated the heavy themes of adoption and redemption. The two were married beautifully in this Dreamworks picture. Setting aside my personal preferences, I think it’s a wonderful movie for all families to see together. Check out this link for a more in-depth description of the movieContinue reading “Kung Fu Panda 2”

Discuss: The Hunger Games: Is It Going Too Far?

 It’s hard to ignore all the buzz that’s going around about the movie coming out this weekend, based off of the mega top-selling book by Suzanne Collins. Hunger Games tells the story of Katniss  Everdeen who lives with her mom and sister in post-America. When the districts attempted to rise up against the Captitol longContinue reading “Discuss: The Hunger Games: Is It Going Too Far?”

Book Rec: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand

 It’s 1943. A United States Air Force bombardier and an Olympic runner find themselves drifting in a deflating life-raft in the Pacific Ocean. Tethered to them in another raft is a third crewman, with a gash on his forehead. They’ve been at sea for twenty-three days. Below them are hungry sharks bumping their raft whenContinue reading “Book Rec: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand”