My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

When I hear that David Lynch and Werner Herzog have teamed up on a film I get excited. In fact it doesn’t matter what the film is about, it could be a documentary about worms and I would want to see it. However, of course its more compelling than that – the plot apparently goes […]

Woman pregnant with two babies (not twins!)

Angie Cromar’s doctors were shocked when her first ultrasound revealed two babies at slightly different stages of development. “[He said] I’m five weeks and four days in one, and six weeks and one day in the other,” Cromar said. Cromar, 34, knew she was born with a rare condition called didelphys, meaning she had two […]

The Expendables and The Other Guys

The Expendables As always, expectations are the biggest factor in how much you enjoy movie. I went in to Expendables with low expectations and found myself enjoying the movie right away. It is a a very violent and bloody film, but while the action was well-delivered, it was the non-action dialogue scenes that were surprisingly […]

Did you know: Books and sustainability

Each year, approximately 25 million trees are used to make books sold in the United States—over 1,000 times the number of trees in New York City’s Central Park. Many of these trees are sourced from endangered forests with environmental impacts on the people and wildlife that rely on them. Fortunately the book industry is rapidly […]

Head On

Cai Guo-Qiang’s 2006 Guggenheim Museum installation of 99 lifelike replicas of wolves running Head On into a glass wall is a visual allegory for the human condition. Cai’s pack of wolves, relentlessly charging forward towards a sudden end, represents the will to heroically press on. It is at the same time both tragic and beautiful.

Oh, the irony

Stephen Hawkings: Abandon Earth or Face Extinction

Should we be nervous when such a visionary intellect as theoretical physicist Stephen Hawkings says we need to abandon Earth or face extinction? Hawkings says, “It will be difficult enough to avoid disaster on planet Earth in the next hundred years, let alone the next thousand, or million. The human race shouldn’t have all its […]

Professing my lifelong love for: Campfires

I was going to say camping, since I just returned from a wonderful three day camping trip with our really great friends. But despite all the fun we had, when it comes right down to it – my love of camping really all comes from the hallowed tradition of the campfire. There is simply nothing […]

Yes, it’s true Pacers fans

Today was like a fantasy for Pacers fans around the world (yes, they do actually have fans all over the world). Today, the Pacers made a dream trade and landed a young, talented point guard in Darren Collison. Collison averaged 12.4 points and 5.7 assists as a rookie last season with the Hornets, including 18.8 […]

The dream office has been realized…

My built-in office shelves were completed today and my dream office is finally here. (yes, I have geeky dreams like an office wall full of awesome shelving units!) Kudos to Jeff from Dependable Home Improvements on his excellent work. If you need anything built in your home, he is your man. Call him at: 260-403-6309