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

AFI #82 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans 1927 Directed by F. W. Murnau Netflix says... Director F. W. Murnau's emotional odyssey stars George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor as a country couple whose marriage is threatened when O'Brien falls prey to cosmopolitan temptress Margaret Livingston's feminine wiles. Imbued with an intoxicating ambiance in style and substance, the … Continue reading AFI #82 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

Not too long ago, I was able to thumb through a friend's copy of the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I took a picture of it and posted it online, intending to let the world know that I wanted a copy of it as well. Along with that post, I … Continue reading The 5 Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen

In the Dark

With the exception of the earliest and latest months of the school year, I can pretty much expect to make my drive to work before sunrise. I'd love to tell you that one can easily acclimate to navigating that predawn darkness, but after three years in this job and making that drive, I still struggle. … Continue reading In the Dark

Dreary

A long time ago, Karen Carpenter sang about how rainy days and Mondays always got her down. Yesterday, it was impossible not to think of that song as it was a rainy Monday. Kids, driving to work in the predawn hours that I'm so used to is miserable enough when the sun's first rays of … Continue reading Dreary