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INDIEWATCH: ‘Movie 43’ mostly an absurd gong show
"Movie 43 opens with Charlie (Dennis Quaid) pitching an idea to film exec Griffin (Greg Kinnear). If I cant make this movie my way, then Im outta the biz forever, Charlie says, and so begins the first...
11/5/13 at 2:31 PM REVIEW: The pros and cons of 'Machete Kills' 10/15/13 at 10:12 AM
REVIEW: The pros and cons of 'Don Jon' 10/1/13 at 9:30 AM
Osakis Review, Alexandria Echo Press staff members participate in Festival Luncheon
OSAKIS, Minn. - Staff members from the Osakis Review and Alexandria (Minn.) Echo Press sponsored a table with a fishing theme during the 45th annual Osakis Festival Salad Luncheon. Staff members fro...
9/12/13 at 1:03 PM Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest 2/4/13 at 11:06 AM
Book Review: Troubled Minds
I love Facebook for as many reasons as I dislike it. I cannot stand that people (including myself sometimes) do not consider what they write before they click post. I get annoyed when we a...
6/28/13 at 9:23 AM
Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading. For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra...
4/23/13 at 12:40 PM
Love Those British Boys
What American doesnt love listening to a British accent? How about a couple of seven year-old boys who can sing with one? Irresistible! When Aaron received the news at the first cast meeting for th...
1/6/13 at 1:39 PM Didn't Miss Christmas for New Year's Revue 1/3/13 at 10:49 AM
Money Saving Reminders for Insurance
Making sure you are not spending more than necessary is part of any good financial plan. These strategies recommended by the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) will help you sav...
5/22/12 at 2:10 PM
"Iron Man" Review - Movies in the Mancave - Ep. 49
4/12/12 at 10:26 AM "IQ" Test - Movies in the Mancave - Ep. 41 2/15/12 at 11:48 AM
"Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace" Review - Movies in the Mancave 2/9/12 at 10:19 AM
What's Really Important
I recently had the opportunity to read the book When Work & Family Collide by Andy Stanley. With the busyness of our lives now, more people are having difficulty finding enough time for both the...
2/14/12 at 11:59 AM
Ilove doing these reviews as it gives you links to all of the recipes I made for the week in one spot. So did you miss any of my family meal posts from the last week (maybe two weeks ago)? Once again,...
5/16/11 at 7:17 AM Week of Family Meals 5/15/11 at 8:39 AM
Family Meals 4/18/11 at 7:21 AM
Just a fan.
Last night Aaron and I had a big date night. First up was parent-teacher conferences. Which are a total treat, since Leah is such a fantastic kid. The teacher loves her, she reads really well, contrib...
2/25/11 at 3:24 PM However, NOT buying the EZ Egg Cracker 11/17/10 at 4:29 PM
The last time Lisa and I went to a movie, someone cut a wire and set off the fire alarm. We managed to see the rest of the movie and were given a complimentary ticket for our trouble. This week we u...
12/31/10 at 4:27 PM The Year in Review 12/31/09 at 12:15 AM
Book Review: News To Me by Laurie Hertzel
Today on my blog, I review a newly released book by Laurie Hertzel. I met Laurie a number of years ago and I have been following her blog and her adventures writing this book. It has been a real treat...
8/11/10 at 11:52 PM
Check out Gary Schwitzer's great website. http://www.HealthNewsReview.org/ I know I want the correct information which he and his team work hard at getting based on evidence....
6/13/10 at 10:30 AM
faith fridays: 7 quick takes friday (vol. 26)
Welcome back to 7 Quick Takes Friday, an occasional feature that offers a glimpse of where my thoughts have been lately. Because Ikept my camera nearby this week, for reasons that will soon become ob...
5/27/10 at 5:01 PM
3 Spin Review: Vampire Weekend: Contra
Vampire Weekend's second album "Contra" was released Tuesday. There are plenty of places to stream this album. I choose NPR. Length of first spin: 46 minutes and some change. First impres...
1/12/10 at 11:57 AM 3 Spin Review: Mary Mack: Pinch Finger Girl 12/16/09 at 10:11 AM
Kevin Kling's 'Holiday Inn' 11/30/09 at 1:10 PM