Monthly Archives: February 2017

Doctor Strange (Blu-ray)

I had missed seeing Doctor Strange in theaters, which happens with films you want to see when you have new babies in the house. What I found interesting was how the general audience reaction was pretty split. Many people thought … Continue reading

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Transgender

I don’t get it. And maybe that’s unpopular to say. I think a lot of people feel the same way but are sort of afraid to admit it. Thing is, there’s a lot I don’t understand, but I also know … Continue reading

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More Upcoming Fair Fun

The Washington State Fair is known for being a large event. Part of this is the main stage and the musical acts that perform there.¬†Earlier it was announced Nickelback would kick off the main stage with Jason Aldean closing things … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Lou Reed (Self Titled) Artist Of The Year Lou Reed Part 2

It took a few songs to figure it out. Something was off. The problem wasn’t consistent, but it kept popping up. Not having heard the self-titled debut album by Lou Reed in, like, well, ever, I was certainly eager to … Continue reading

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On Break

No, I’m not taking a break from blogging. Instead I am referring to the inconsistencies with breaks in the school calendar. Let’s take this weekend for example. President’s Day, or Presidents Day, or perhaps Presidents’ Day – choose your preference … Continue reading

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Justice League Dark (Blu-ray)

When some strange occurrences start happening throughout the country and even the world, the Justice League doesn’t know what to do. People are seeing demons instead of their family members for example. Batman gets the message to find John Constantine, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Lou Reed RCA & Arista Album Collection Box Set (Lou Reed Part 1 – Artist Of The Year Intro)

I saw Lou Reed perform in 2002 at the Bumbershoot festival. He was getting ready to release The Raven, an album consisting of material inspired by or with lyrics taken from the works of Edgar Alan Poe. There were some … Continue reading

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Pinocchio (Signature Collection Blu-ray)

“What do you mean you haven’t seen Pinocchio?” I assumed with the plethora of streaming options as well as our physical disc collection the kids have all seen this Walt Disney classic. I was wrong. A trip to our basement … Continue reading

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Being Vegetarian

“Oh, the beefless Tips are back in stock. I love those!” The cashier at Fred Meyer seemed inordinately chatty, but I had sufficient coffee so I didn’t mind. I replied, “Yeah, I’m fortunate because I’m making stew tonight and really … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Grace Vanderwaal (Perfectly Imperfect E.P.)

Like many I first heard about Grace Vanderwaal through Facebook. It was a video of her first appearance on “America’s Got Talent” that got a lot of attention. A while later there was another video of her on “America’s Got … Continue reading

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