• Movies

    Watch Good Movies

    by I’m giving the new Mad Max movie a complete miss, and I really don’t care how good it is. The same goes for the new Terminator, and Fantastic Four films. I’d like to get behind Insurgent, and the last Hunger Games movie since they’re based on books, but the earlier films in both franchises didn’t impress me. At all. I probably will see Jurassic World, and I’ve been told we’re going to see the new Star Wars, but these are sequels rather than reboots. Still, I’d like to see fewer sequels, too. What’s my problem? Hollywood needs to get back to making more new stories not just remaking the…

  • Life

    New Resolutions. Or Not.

    by So last year was a different year for me in terms of New Year’s resolutions, making five instead of one. I’m going to continue with that number this year, tweaking things a little.   Resolution 1: Get Better At The Husband And Father Thing My traditional resolution is still number one for 2015. Last year, I think I said my primary objective to meet this one was just to be as involved in my family’s lives as possible, and to continue in my efforts to put them first in every way. That, I think, is a very good way to continue looking at it. “Family first.” Okay, so there’s…