How many #1 Priorities Do You Have?

I once read a story about a lady who walked along a river and saw someone drowning. The lady immediately jumped into the river, saved the drowning person, and just as she was done with CPR, she saw another person drowning. She jumped back into the river and saved this second drowning person. And, yes, … Continue reading How many #1 Priorities Do You Have?

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When You Need Cheering Up Part III: Top 5 Holiday Themed Movies

‘Tis the season to be jolly and merry and full of cheer. But what if you need a "cheer-me-up"? I know I can always use a little more cheer. And sometimes a lot more cheer. To help with bringing a little more cheer your way, here comes the third installment of our “When You Need … Continue reading When You Need Cheering Up Part III: Top 5 Holiday Themed Movies

Have you wondered what we look like … ? (Halloween version)

It’s not just because of Halloween that we noticed this: a lot of TV shows find great joy in showing us the inside out ourselves. Perhaps I should be more interested what blood flowing through an artery looks like, or what the kidneys really look like, after all, it’s a little bit embarrassing to know … Continue reading Have you wondered what we look like … ? (Halloween version)

Horseless Carriage Thinking: a Helping Hand or Hindering Hand?

Horseless Carriage Thinking had me at hello: as soon as I was introduced to it, many years ago, I was captivated by the ease it offered to introduce new concepts. How so? Horseless Carriage is the way cars were originally introduced: not as something brand new, but instead as something more familiar. Since people then … Continue reading Horseless Carriage Thinking: a Helping Hand or Hindering Hand?

When You Need Cheering Up Part II: Top 5 Halloween Themed Comedy TV Shows

A recent cheery post by Jane convinced us that it’s time for a second installment of “When You Need Cheering Up”, our first one was all about movies, this one is Halloween-themed comedy tv-shows. Why Halloween? Because it’s almost upon us. Why comedies? Because we can all use some cheering up. Why so early? Because … Continue reading When You Need Cheering Up Part II: Top 5 Halloween Themed Comedy TV Shows

Are We Great at Spotting What’s Great?  

We recently discussed movies that bring cheer to our collective hearts, you know, when one needs a little, or a lot, pick-me-up. And in our favorite part of the blogosphere, the discussion part, RoughWighting brought up an intriguing question: are we good at spotting a good movie when we see it? Or, more generally, are … Continue reading Are We Great at Spotting What’s Great?  

When you need cheering up: Top 5 movies

Everyone needs cheering up every once in a while. Even if you don’t live in an area where in the last couple of weeks you’ve experienced a couple of power outages, that is, time-travel to the past, to a bygone era of no air conditioning despite unprecedented summer heat… And recently we felt we needed … Continue reading When you need cheering up: Top 5 movies

3 Visual Lessons from Recent Entertainment History

We wrapped up our 4 part series of Lessons From the Expanse (Part 1, More Lessons, Even More Lessons, The Return of the Lessons) with our top 5 favorite movies of the-aliens-have-come-to-us-here-on-earth. Fortunately, we received some fantastic recommendations, and our thanks go to the recommenders! As I was researching the recommendations, my husband found a … Continue reading 3 Visual Lessons from Recent Entertainment History

Top 5 “They’re coming!” movies

After four installments of lessons from Expanse (one, two, three, and four), we got to thinking about the best movies of aliens visiting/sending messages to earth. We expected them to be more of the “Serving Humanity” type, as in The Twilight Zone episode where the aliens had a book about Serving Humanity, except, it ended … Continue reading Top 5 “They’re coming!” movies

And now for part IV: 3 more lessons from the Expanse

I underlined foolish for emphasis I used to wonder when I heard people say that consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds: why is consistency always bad? I’m all for creativity and originality, but if each one of the tires of the car was unique, of different diameter or different shape, one circular, one triangular, … Continue reading And now for part IV: 3 more lessons from the Expanse