Monthly Archives: December 2015

My New Year’s Resolution: 2016

Happy New Year 2016!  I don’t make New Year’s resolutions but in the past have stated hypocritically (perhaps cynically ironic if you are generous) remarks such as “My New Year’s Resolution is to not make New Year’s Resolutions”. Well, this year … Continue reading

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Movie Watching (December)

Another year has passed me by.  For the final month of 2015, I watched mostly Christmas themed movies (or movies set at Christmas time).  The lone exception being a rewatch of “Jurassic World”.  Here are the reviews: New: Arthur Christmas- … Continue reading

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Angela Merkel: Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

A fairly religious reader of “Time Magazine”, I’m always curious about who they will name “Person of the Year”.  In 2015, the honor fell upon Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany.  She has certainly made headlines this year during different … Continue reading

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Wonder in the Awe: A Review of ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’

Having no official scientific training and probably identifying with most who sat through the required science courses of high school and the general education credits of a liberal arts college, I opened Bill Bryson’s ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ with … Continue reading

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Movie Watching (November)

The movies I saw in November.  (Rating scale:  * to *****) New: Cake- “Cake”, in many ways, is a showcase for Jennifer Aniston’s acting talent as she turns in a considerable performance as Claire Bennett.  She is a woman who … Continue reading

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