Month: January 2014

Funny Kid Story . . .

Today I happened upon an old email in my Lotus Archives and remembered this funny kid story and thought I'd share. About five years ago, my then-five-year-old, JC, loved to watch a television show called "How It's Made." I think it was on the Discovery Channel (it may still be). He loved the episodes showing … Continue reading Funny Kid Story . . .


Academy Awards Movie Madness- Dallas Buyers Club

It's that time of year again-- awards season! Each year I try to see each of the Academy Awards Best Picture Nominees. Last year I managed to see six out of nine of the nominees and blogged about them. Feel free to check out last year's posts if you are procrastinating or bored. They are … Continue reading Academy Awards Movie Madness- Dallas Buyers Club

If you write it . . .

One of my all-time favorite movies is Field of Dreams (1989; Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee 1990). Baseball, Iowa, James Earl Jones, Shoeless Joe, dreams, hopes, tears . . . sigh. I first watched Field of Dreams in a lecture hall my freshman year of college on dollar movie night. I remember hiding my face as I … Continue reading If you write it . . .

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to WOAW

Well, hello there, Blogtropolis! You still out there? I don't really have much to say, which explains why I haven't been posting. But I didn't want to let the days go by without recognizing my one-year blogging anniversary. My first post on WOAW was published on January 3, 2013. Ironically, I wrote in that first … Continue reading Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to WOAW