I have lived a largely mediocre life. I was held to high expectations for most of my formative years. I had the presence of greatness, but I never applied myself. People talked about how great I could have been. I was the "great disappointment". You can be amazing. You can have the talent to do something. You can have all of the ability in the … [Read more...]

Good Dinosaur {movie review}

THE GOOD DINOSAUR - Pictured (L-R): Momma, Poppa, Arlo, Buck, Libby. ©2015 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

We had the great privilege of seeing an advance screening of the Good Dinosaur (in 3D!) last night at the Thornton Place Regal Cinemas in Seattle. TL;DR: everybody loved it. Let's start with the Pixar short film. (I forgot they had these at the beginning of Pixar movies, so this was a fun surprise and I may have squeed out loud and made the … [Read more...]

The Finest Hour – Win a Trip to Hawaii!


I love getting the inside scoop on things - and this contest is no exception. The Finest Hour wants to help honor someone who has done good and helped you through a rough time. Head over to The Finest Hour's Tumblr page and with a caption of 100 words or less, submit a photo of how your hero showed courage by helping you, and win a trip to … [Read more...]