Month: February 2014

Academy Awards Movie Madness- Captain Phillips

"Argh! Ahoy there me hearties!" - Captain Feathersword, The Wiggles. Not to be confused with Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, an Academy Awards Best Picture nominee. Captain Phillips takes us back to 2009 and the Somali pirate hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, a United States cargo ship off the coast of Africa. My three word review: Exciting. … Continue reading Academy Awards Movie Madness- Captain Phillips

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Academy Awards Movie Madness- Nebraska

As always, we open with an irrelevantly relevant comment . . .  Yesterday was Lincoln's birthday and a day off for me. Yay! Lincoln's birthday is one of the better holidays since everyone else in the country is at school or work. I used my "free day" to go to the movies to see Nebraska, an … Continue reading Academy Awards Movie Madness- Nebraska

Valentine’s Day Haters’ Club – Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge

I adjusted my black scarf over my black coat and rubbed my cold hands over my thighs, covered by my black jeans. Maybe an outdoor protest on the coldest day of the year wasn't the smartest idea, I thought, as I called the group over. "Alright," I said, as we huddled together. "Let's circle again. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Haters’ Club – Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge