73 – The Bandit

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 73 – The Bandit


Traveling to and from Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

I've been led to believe that international flights are basically a crap shoot. I should probably count myself lucky that we not only got to Istanbul but made it back home without any serious incidents. Wait, I think that makes it sound like we were a group with "international incident" written all over us. We … Continue reading Traveling to and from Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Turkish Delights

Kids, there was a lot to see during the week our team spent in Istanbul. Of course, we didn't get a chance to see everything there was to see, but we did see and do a lot. And there's enough to possibly convince me to come back some day. No promises, but we'll see. On … Continue reading Turkish Delights

Compartmentalizing Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Kids, I experienced a lot in the short week that I was in Istanbul. And I'm pretty sure I won't be able to fit everything into one blog post. If I were to try, the post would get wordy and eventually stray into senseless rambling that just goes on for decades until you click away … Continue reading Compartmentalizing Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

I’m Going to Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Kids, in a couple of weeks, I'll be temporarily leaving the country. This is a big deal. The last time I boarded a plane to leave the confines of the United States was in March of 2003. That was the last time I went to Brazil. I always thought that if I ever went overseas … Continue reading I’m Going to Istanbul (Not Constantinople)