Going to a movie is like taking a mini-vacation. For a few hours you are transported by a story, most often far afield from the reality of an ordinary Tuesday. Movies are one of my favorite story forms and the month of November heralds not only the “holidays” but the chance to catch more than… Continue reading 7 Book Movies for the Holidays
At no other time in the year does time change as dramatically than with the first day of school. Complete abrupt life change. No more lazy mornings, pool afternoons or road trips. Alarms are set, clothes laid out and a sort of focused intentionality barges in and takes over. Children seem to age overnight with… Continue reading Off To School
I am about to make a fairly un-American statement about our family. We do not care about baseball. I know, I know. We just don’t. I didn’t grow up around it and Todd hails from the land where Broncos are #1 and the Nuggets are #2 and the Rockies are something you follow while you… Continue reading I Love Baseball….NOT!
I want to introduce you to a new friend of mine. Actually, formally introduce you that is, since I wrote about him in a letter to a friend in my last post. His name is Morris, of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. He stars in the Academy Award winning Best Animated Short Film,… Continue reading Flying Books? Yes, Please!
Books can produce magic. This is a long-held belief of mine. Every once in a while, the magic from a particular book pours out on you like pixie dust. The story contained within its pages ripples into every area of life, echoes your strongest beliefs and reflects all you know to be true and beautiful.… Continue reading To Abby, From Morris