Rewatching Buffy – Episode 124

Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show so many years ago. Beneath You In Frankfurt, Germany, a leather-clad girl with pink hair runs for her life. She's … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 124

My Favorite Movies #28 – Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump 1994 Directed by Robert Zemeckis Quick synopsis... Forrest Gump, a simpleminded man, finds himself in the middle of nearly every major event of the 1960s and '70s. Along the way, he makes friends, changes lives and yearns for his childhood sweetheart, Jenny. You know, I'm not certain what it is about this film … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #28 – Forrest Gump

Question of the Week #219

What would you do if your 6-year-old daughter's favorite toy, a talking doll, started trying to convince her that she needed a new friend--the next doll in the company's line? One word. Exorcism. Alternatively, we get some wood, some old newspapers, and maybe some lighter fluid. We start a fire. Then we throw that doll … Continue reading Question of the Week #219

Varsity Blues: The Series

Following my surprise birthday party last Saturday evening, I was taken to a late dinner by my college friends, Mark, Andy, and Brandon. Along with Brandon's wife, Kara, we drove down the road to one of my favorite places to eat, Macado's. Somewhere in the midst of catching up on each other's lives and discussing … Continue reading Varsity Blues: The Series

Wandering Cranes’ Challenge

Character: Lydia Setting: Parking garage Object: Rose Emotion: Hope Tonight was supposed to be date night. So, of course Lydia's boss had asked her to work late. She was frustrated. She was annoyed. And she was in the office alone. In reality, Lydia couldn't understand why she, and all her coworkers for that matter, weren't … Continue reading Wandering Cranes’ Challenge

So It Turns Out I Did Have a Surprise Birthday Party…

It was just planned for a week after my birthday. Let's call this post a retraction of sorts. Remember how, a month prior to my birthday, I said that I wasn't having a party? I was certain that nothing would be happening on my behalf because none of my closest friends live nearby and my family, … Continue reading So It Turns Out I Did Have a Surprise Birthday Party…

A to Z Challenge 2020 – Theme Reveal

Last year, T, over at No Love For Fatties, introduced me to the concept of the A to Z Challenge. The idea is that throughout the month of April, you follow a theme and work your way through the alphabet, posting each day except Sundays. April 1 is A, April 2 is B, and so … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2020 – Theme Reveal