13 Lessons Learned from Horror Movies

Halloween is quickly approaching. If you weren’t aware of that, then you obviously haven’t been inside a grocery store since the beginning of August when they all started stocking their Halloween candy. Anyway, in recognition of this traditionally frightening time of the year, I thought I’d take a look at horror movies. Most films that … Continue reading 13 Lessons Learned from Horror Movies

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Thoughts After Seeing Halloween

The title of this post could be confusing. To clarify, I'm referring to the latest film to be titled Halloween in a franchise wrought with enough retcons and reboots, they make the fact that there have been three actors to play Spider-Man on the big screen in less than a decade seem almost normal. I won't … Continue reading Thoughts After Seeing Halloween

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 60

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. Fear Itself It's Halloween! Buffy's depressed. Sad about being used by Parker last week. Ugh... get over … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 60

Rewatching Buffy – Episodes 16, 17, & 18

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 20 years ago. Inca Mummy Girl There's a cultural exchange program happening in Sunnydale. Buffy's not thrilled. The kids are … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episodes 16, 17, & 18

The Two for One Special

Believe it or not, there was once a time when I liked chocolate. Now, I've never really had an overactive sweet tooth. More often than not, Halloween candy would sit in my closet to be thrown away a few weeks later the next year (like I ever cleaned out my closet). But I did enjoy … Continue reading The Two for One Special

I Am a Seed

I once spent a lot of time sitting in a classroom full of first graders. Because of this fact, I found myself relearning a lot of things I've actually known for 30 years. Actually, more often than not, I found myself realizing that a lot of the things I know, which I've assumed for years … Continue reading I Am a Seed

Scenes from a Nativity

It's that time of year again. Lights are wrapped around trees and banisters. Stockings are hung by the chimney with care. And nativity scenes, large and small, dot the landscape and decorate coffee tables from here to the North Pole. These are the signs that let our eyes know that Christmas is coming. In many … Continue reading Scenes from a Nativity