First impressions of Angelika movie theater

When thinking about what to write, I was struck how I kept comparing this theater to the more common movie theaters like AMC or Loews. These theaters are the more “general consumer” orientated places and nearly always the places I go, as many others, to watch new mainstream movies. Which means, the vast majority of … [Read more…]

The Bulldog and the Stye

Owning an English Bulldog is a unique experience. They are like little clowns, odd looking clowns seemingly designed to make us laugh. Not only do they look funny, but combined with the cacophony of grunts, burps, farts, sighs, huffs, and other bestial noises they are odd creatures. Yet, all of this comes with a price … [Read more…]

The Credit Story

I recall a movie – it’s title escapes me – that seems parallel to this lastest experience I have undergone. The movie is centered around a young man who is dealing with what is portrayed as both a curse and a gift. Simply put, he is lucky. ALL THE TIME. It is like having a … [Read more…]

Dear Mom

Dear Mom, Cindy said I should remember this day by writing you a letter and explain why the world isn’t a better place since you’ve gone. And I started thinking about this idea today and thought, “Why the hell not?” In addition, why not post the letter here on my blog. You were always my … [Read more…]

Clemmie at the Vienna Dog Park

Today was an unseasonably warm, autumn day in the DC Metro area and I decided to take my hound out to enjoy the weather. My plan had been to take her to the dog park following a visit to Home Depot. As her Dad, I know my little girl and that means understanding she was … [Read more…]

Oh Sandy

[ Author’s note: I completely forgot to post this a week ago. So enjoy two week old news :-/ ] The last Sandy I knew the landlord I had who didn’t tell me the condo I was renting from her went into foreclosure. Nice lady. But that’s a story for another time. This is my … [Read more…]