She Blinded Me With Science (Fiction)!

That may very well be one of my favorite blog titles I’ve ever typed. Pardon me whilst I pat myself on the back for that. — The AFI (The American Film Institute) released a list of lists that list (what?) the top ten greatest films in a selection of genres; Animation, Romantic Comedy, Western, etc.Continue reading “She Blinded Me With Science (Fiction)!”

Things Both Good And Bad

Let’s start with the bad things. Or thing, really. In case you haven’t heard (and if you haven’t, where the hell have you been?), a powerful cyclone hit Myanmar five days ago, devistating nearly everything in its wake and killing thousands of people. Five days have passed, and even the largest city in Myanmar isContinue reading “Things Both Good And Bad”

Hospital Waiting Room Coffee and Stale Cookies

Our son learned a very hard lesson on Thursday Night; Never climb a slide in a way it was not originally intended to be climbed. He came home accompanied by a crooked arm and many tears and much whimpering. We whisked him to the Emergency Room, where they performed X-Rays and told us they couldContinue reading “Hospital Waiting Room Coffee and Stale Cookies”

In Which We Learn Darth Vader Has A Drinking Problem

Monday was our anniversary. I had explained this to my boss, who imediately said “Don’t worry about coming in that day, then!”, which was awfully sweet of her. The day was spent watching rented movies (Juno, which was good, Alien Vs Predator: Requiem, which was not so good), eating at a local diner, and justContinue reading “In Which We Learn Darth Vader Has A Drinking Problem”

Mumblings of Science Fiction and More of the J.K. Rowling Thing

With the temperature staying in the mid 60s and a decent wind rustling the trees, today was the sort of day that made you feel good to be oustide. Walking to the store and back was a fun thing, for a change. To think that less than a month ago, it was a cold andContinue reading “Mumblings of Science Fiction and More of the J.K. Rowling Thing”