Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are

Last week we saw the Where the Wild Things Are. I was familiar with the book by Maurice Sendak and was looking forward to the movie.  My feelings about the movie are mixed.Spike Jonez gives his unique spin to Where the Wild Things Are. The movie is based on the book but the plot differs … Continue reading Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are

How many of these 100 books have you read

Yes, another Facebook meme. According to the BBC, most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here. I've read or attempted to read half the books on the list. Of course, my mom was an English teacher. She always had a reading list for me. Instructions: Look at the list and put … Continue reading How many of these 100 books have you read

Top 10: 2008 Year in Review

Thought I would repost  a highlight of some of the most popular posts of the year. All selections are based upon number of views. I found it interesting that half of this year's Top 10 are Top 10 lists. #10 Funny Facebook Message [posted 9 July]: Tonight I received on a message Facebook from one … Continue reading Top 10: 2008 Year in Review

Movie Review: Journey to The Center of the Earth

Last week the Big Guy and some friends talked me into seeing Journey to The Center of the Earth. Reluctantly I agreed to see the movie and was pleasantly surprised. From the previews I had seen I expected the movie to be very dumb especially since the movie was in 3D. In my experience a … Continue reading Movie Review: Journey to The Center of the Earth

Must Read Books for All Ages

In a recent conversation with my best friend, she mentioned that her two year-old loved poems and nursery rhymes. I decided to purchase a copy of A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. Unfortunately, I was unable to find a copy of this classic in the local bookstores. This got me thinking about … Continue reading Must Read Books for All Ages