Archives for: "June 2007"

Book of the Month - July, 2007

June 27th, 2007
Shopgirl by Steve Martin One of our country's most acclaimed and beloved entertainers, Steve Martin is quickly becoming recognized as a "gorgeous writer capable of being at once melancholy and tart, achingly innocent and astonishingly ironic" (Elle).… more »

Movie of the Month - July, 2007

June 27th, 2007
Dancer In The Dark Director Lars von Trier (Breaking the Waves) delivers a provocative mix of drama and musical theater in this acclaimed movie that won both the Palme d'Or for Best Picture and the Best Female Performance award (for lead actress Björk)… more »

The Cat I Didn't Get

June 22nd, 2007
I grew up in a "dog family," one where dogs make the only sensible pets. Feel free to argue, as I am sure my sister-in-law will, that it is only because I like to be different, but somehow, over my short tenure on our little planet I have developed an… more »

June 22nd, 2007
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.- Lynn Hall more »

Smokin' Aces

June 22nd, 2007
Slick Las Vegas illusionist Buddy "Aces" Israel isn't playing nice. Turns out, he's telling mob secrets to the FBI. After a $1 million contract is put on him, Aces tries to pull his greatest disappearing act before a rogues' gallery of ex-cons, hit men… more »

New Photos

June 19th, 2007
I have posted just a few pictures from my last two weekends. Two weeks ago I went back up north for a relaxing golf weekend. As I like to do, I took a few pictures of the sunset from the back porch.… more »

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling

June 19th, 2007
Ever since Harry Potter had come home for the summer, the Dursleys had been so mean and hideous that all Harry wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a… more »

June 18th, 2007
Debi: So, is there a Mrs. Mysterio? Martin Q. Blank: No, but I do have a very nice cat. Debi: Not the same. Martin Q. Blank: Well, you don't know my cat, it's very demanding. Debi: It? You don't know if it's a boy or girl? Martin Q. Blank: I respect its… more »

A Scanner Darkly

June 15th, 2007
Set in a not-too-distant future where America has lost its "war" on drugs, Fred, an undercover cop, is one of many people hooked on the popular drug, Substance D, which causes its users to develop split personalities. Fred is obsessed with taking down… more »

June 15th, 2007
V: Would you... dance with me? Evey Hammond: Now? On the eve of your revolution? V: A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having! more »