Showing 26 Result(s)

Weekend Wordsmith

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive …

Weekend Wordsmith

Frodo: I can’t do this, Sam. Sam: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the …

Man of Steel?

I’m trying. I really am. See my previous post: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane; No, It’s a … British Actor. Okay, fine, he’s British. (And, sadly, not Tom Welling). But what’s with the hair? And the forehead? And does the suit have scales? I’m scared. Please, please, please, let this movie be good.

Weekend Wordsmith

“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.” — Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling)

Weekend Wordsmith

For a long time now, I’ve wanted to start some sort of weekly feature on the blog. You know, like Wordless Wednesday or Movie Review Monday.  I’ve also seen a few blogs that do Feature Friday, featuring another blog each week. I even considered it when I had my first blog and when I set …