Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pick your movie of the week: The Ocean! (July 1-7/16)

This weekend the kids and I went to see Finding Dory. We loved it, though out of the two I like Nemo better. But that movie reminded me how much I love movies that take place either in the ocean or … Continue reading

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If I could have an avatar…

An avatar, like in the movie of the same name, is essentially an out-of-body incarnation or personification. In the movie, humans are induced into a deep sleep while their mind controls another bigger, bluer organism. Movies like The Matrix, Being John Malkovich, … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Box Office Giants! (June 24-30/16)

Summer is blockbuster time! According to Box Office Mojo, the following movies are the leaders in the all-time worldwide category. Which one should be our movie of the week? Avatar (2009) Titanic (1997) Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) FYI: In the … Continue reading

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Click ‘Yes’ to Accept

I thought the lead singer of Audioslave was singing, “Be yourself is all that chickens do.” Turns out he was vocalizing a deep value in our culture today: “Be yourself is all that you can do.” And we all would … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Child Oscar nominees! (June 17-23/16)

  Not many movies have children in starring roles. At least not ones that actually turn out to be very good. These are three young ladies who were so good they got nominated for an Oscar. Which one will be … Continue reading

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I Hate Death

I can’t believe he’s gone. The first time I really experienced anyone dying in my life was my maternal grandfather when I was eight. I remember not knowing how to feel, other than shocked. I mean it would have been … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Boxing! (June 10-16/16)

This week we lost one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. Muhammad Ali not only dominated his sport, he also stood up against bullies, oppressive authority, and injustice in the world with the same kind of courage and fearlessness that he demonstrated in … Continue reading

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