Road Trip through Memphis

When starting in Northwest Arkansas, getting to Memphis is not the hard part. The most arduous part of our journey was getting across the Mississippi River. When the I-40 bridge over the Father of Waters is closed midday on a Friday, the experience put into context...

Today Hasn’t Sucked

Have you ever had a bad day? What are some of the things that happen that make us say to ourselves: This day could have gone a lot better if only this hadn’t happened? I have written in a journal for much of my life. In other words, I have a lot of notebooks and logs...

Shh. A Quiet Place 2

The poster to a great follow-up to the incredible first movie. Not only did the first movie have an incredible story and amazing imagery, the second followed close in its footsteps without suffering through a sophomore slump. Other than a slight drag of a brief three...

An Otherworldly Experience

I got to see a full solar eclipse. The journey ended being an adventure in itself. If you have never had the opportunity to witness the astronomical phenomena, I suggest you add it to your bucket list. When I learned the August 2017 solar eclipse would sweep across...

Chaos Walking: Critics Are Wrong

[POSSIBLE MINOR SPOILERS] When I first saw the trailer for the movie Chaos Walking, starring Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland, I was intrigued. Definitely wanted to see it. The concept of something making it impossible to keep secrets by broadcasting your thoughts...

You Had Me at Post-Apocalyptic

Apparently I have read a few dystopian or post-apocalyptic books this year. Maybe it comes with the experience of being a child of the eighties. I remember watching the ABC television movie The Day After when I was 12. I remember watching The Road Warrior at a...