He Would Have Been 66 Today

You know, I used to think it odd that my dad would make an effort to mention his grandfather's birthday whenever it came along throughout the year. He would tell me it was Popi's (pronounced like Popeye) birthday and how old he would have been. I never said it out loud, but I know I … Continue reading He Would Have Been 66 Today

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A to Z Challenge – We Bought a Zoo

We Bought a Zoo 2011 Directed by Cameron Crowe Quick Synopsis... In this adaptation of Benjamin Mee's memoir about buying and saving a run-down zoo, the locale shifts from Britain to southern California. However, the wacky spirit of the original is retained, complete with escaped tigers and a zoo crew of misfits. Meet the Mee family. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – We Bought a Zoo

A to Z Challenge – Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams 1989 Directed by Phil Alden Robinson Quick Synopsis... Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play. James Earl Jones … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Field of Dreams

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 84

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 21 years ago. It's been a while... Need to catch up? Click here. Family Willow and Tara settle in for … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 84

What’s Old Is New Again

I'm back y'all. Did you miss me? Don't answer that. I'd like to just assume that you did and that you've clicked on this post because you have seen sitting by your computer for weeks just waiting for new content from your friendly neighborhood Single Guy. So I'm gonna just assume that. Okay? I'm glad … Continue reading What’s Old Is New Again

The Single Guy Rants About the Movies

I need to start this post by clearing the air a bit. First of all, I love families. I love kids. And I think that a family with kids should be able to go see movies whenever they want and/or are able to do so. Except when I don't think that... I went to see … Continue reading The Single Guy Rants About the Movies

What if I’d Done What My Dad Did…

Kids, I've been thinking... If you paid attention to the title of this post, you'll realize I've been thinking about my dad. Sure, he pops into my mind just about every day for one reason or another. Not in a sad, grieving sort of way. Just in a I still miss him, wish I could … Continue reading What if I’d Done What My Dad Did…