Christ is risen! May the grace of God go with you today as we begin this Easter season together, celebrating … Continue reading Happy Easter
Today’s daily prompt is “Generation“. I’m the child of Baby Boomers and when my parents talked about remembering where they … Continue reading Postaday: Generations
Author’s note: When I have appropriate content, I’m going to be trying to post on Tuesdays about my favorite tea … Continue reading Good is the enemy of best
Lauren’s List is inspired by digest and lifestyle posts. I ♥ lists! This periodic meme is my opportunity to talk about what’s … Continue reading Lauren's List (New Feature!)
For the past few years, I’ve been an avid follower of Chris Guillebeau’s blog and probably more interested in his annual … Continue reading 2014 Year-End Review (Overview)
Name your favorite Ben Stiller movie.
That Zoolander movie? Classic. That’s one of my favorites.
Ben Stiller is a pretty funny guy. Recently a copy of one of his newer films, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, passed through my hands. I missed the original version but thought I’d give this remake a try. A quick sum-up of the plot for those of you unfamiliar with the original or the remake:
Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) is a quiet guy who has a big imagination and an office job who’s never really been anywhere or done anything. When his job is threatened, he has to take extraordinary measures/lengths to try to save his job, opening him up to the world beyond the corporate world. And there’s a romantic thread too.
What surprised me most about the film was that it took me to a place beyond a romantic comedy and touched me as a person, and as a writer. Continue reading “What I Learned From Ben Stiller (as Walter Mitty) About Life”
Well, I bit the bullet and finally bought myself some new NaNoWriMo gear for the 2014 competition. Continue reading “Countdown to NaNoWriMo – The Gear Has Arrived!”