My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride 1987 Directed by Rob Reiner Netflix says...┬áBlending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy, this cult classic follows peasant farmhand Westley as he battles three bumbling outlaws and a nefarious prince to win the hand of his one true love, a young woman named Buttercup. This is one of those movies that didn't actually … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #65 – The Princess Bride

Pointless Remakes

It's absolutely no secret that I love movies. I love sitting at home on a rainy day and seeing what's on Netflix or popping in a DVD. I love buying a ticket and mooching off a friend's bucket of popcorn to see a movie in a darkened theater. What I don't love is a pointless … Continue reading Pointless Remakes

A Letter to My Third Grade Self

Dear 8-Year-Old Aaron, Greetings from 28 years in the future! Before you ask, no, there are no flying cars and you do not have your own jetpack. Disappointing, I know. You do have a car, though. And it gets great gas mileage, something you'll appreciate when you're older. You're getting ready to start 3rd grade. … Continue reading A Letter to My Third Grade Self

Paradise

Grandpa always said that Paradise was the place where dreams could come true. He told me that it was the place where you could visit any place in the world, or even beyond. He insisted that, in Paradise, I was only limited by my imagination. The Paradise Theater was a magical place when I was … Continue reading Paradise

So Many Questions, Part V

Last one, I promise... 81. Have you ever risked a friendship by telling someone you liked them? So many times. And, as you can tell, it worked out great. Each and every time. 82. Would you rather be alone doing something you enjoy or doing something you don't like with your best friends? Doing something … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part V

The Princess Bride

Title: The Princess Bride Author: William Goldman Published: 1973 I've loved this movie since I was old enough to understand what it's like to actually love a movie. It's got it all: action, adventure, romance, pirates, sword fights, rodents of unusual size, memorable lines worth quoting 30 years later. And I knew it had originated … Continue reading The Princess Bride