Archives for: "August 2008"

Led Zeppelin - Over the Hills and Far Away

August 29th, 2008
Led Zeppelin - Over the Hills and Far Away If it is rare for someone to find a song that seemingly takes them to another place, I am glad to be part of the lucky few. This song takes me...well basically it takes me over the hills and far away. Whenever… more »

Book of the Month - September, 2008

August 20th, 2008
This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald This Side of Paradise established F. Scott Fitzgerald as the prophet and golden boy of the newly dawned Jazz Age. Published in 1920 when Fitzgerald was just twenty-three, it is the story of Amory Blaine, a… more »

August 19th, 2008
"If you're careful," Garp wrote, "if you use good ingredients, and you don't take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes it is the only worthwhile product you can salvage from a day: what you make to eat. With writing, I… more »

Movie of the Month - September, 2008

August 18th, 2008
Smart People From the producer of Sideways -- get to know a lovable yet dysfunctional family everyone can relate to in this lighthearted comedy People calls "smart and enjoyable." When Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) -- a widowed and self-absorbed… more »

August 15th, 2008
Lester Burnham: This isn't life, it's just stuff. And it's become more important to you than living. Well, honey, that's just nuts. more »

Charlie Bartlett

August 13th, 2008
Anton Yelchin (Alpha Dog) stars as Charlie Bartlett, who has been kicked out of every private school he ever attended. And now that he's moved on to public school, he's simply getting pummeled. But when Charlie discovers that the kids who surround him… more »

Ruffino 2006 Orvieto Classico

August 11th, 2008
Typically the summer heat lures people into the light body and crisp flavors of white wines, though you can enjoy white wine all year. I do not drink much white wine. I normally find white wine to be too sour. I know they are typically described as too… more »

August 8th, 2008
Patricia: Nobody knows anything, Joe. We'll take this leap, and we'll see. We'll jump, and we'll see. That's life, right? more »

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis

August 7th, 2008
NARNIA....a land frozen in eternal winter...a country waiting to be set free. Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia -- a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of… more »

August 6th, 2008
Mr. Hartsfield did his best to give us a tool to do our work. "Ladies and gentlemen, you must learn deductive reasoning!" He caught Roy Lee ogling the girl next to him and threw a perfect chalk strike to the boy's head. "Now, sir, let me put a general… more »