In a Boat With a Tiger

Last night Rachel and I watched the Oscar winning film, “Life of Pi.” It was a homework assignment given to me by my friend, Kevin, who forbade us from any more coffee get-togethers until I’d seen the flick. I picked it up from Redbox on Blu-Ray, we put the kiddos to bed, and we settled […]

Oscars Recap: One Flew Over the Oscars Nest

Once upon a time, I was an Oscars junkie. I loved everything about the evening: the red carpet build up, the opening monologue, the early acting awards, the major technical awards, the best picture nominee clip packages, the musical numbers, the forced pairings, the uneven feel to the entire proceedings. As a movie nerd, the […]

My Daughter and An Untamed Lion

Over the weekend, Rachel got a wild hair of an idea for something she wanted to do with Ella, and asked me what I thought about it. “Do you think she would like it?” Rachel asked. “I don’t know,” I said. “She might. Of course, she might also get the fool scared out of her.” […]