AFI #56 – Jaws

Jaws 1975 Directed by Steven Spielberg Netflix says... Director Steven Spielberg virtually invented the summer blockbuster with this white-knuckle adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel about an insatiable great white shark that terrorizes the townspeople of fictional Amity Island. John Williams's legendary score punctuates the tension as the police chief (Roy Scheider), an oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss) … Continue reading AFI #56 – Jaws

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 2

I get the feeling that the first post about my recent vacation was kind of boring. I mean, who wants to read a guy's complaints about two out of his three hotel rooms? So let's move on. Today, we'll cover that time I went to the beach. I can honestly say that I've been to … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 2

Southern Ocean

One day, as I was observing a second grade classroom, I spotted a map on the wall. Recently, the kids have been learning about the world map and geography during the social studies portion of their day. Everything on the map was mostly as I remember it. All the continents were in the same places. … Continue reading Southern Ocean

So Many Questions: Part I

I'm always willing to rehash old blog posts or ideas that I've blatantly stolen from other people's blogs. It's not that I don't feel particularly creative on a given day. It's probably more of a laziness thing. But I don't feel like I'm lazy. I just, more often than not, get home from work and … Continue reading So Many Questions: Part I

Life Story: Chapter Sixty

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I graduated from Patrick Henry High School … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Sixty