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  • ‘Home’: Johnson delivers an excellent story that sends a wonderful message
    ‘Home’: Johnson delivers an excellent story that sends a wonderful message
    They are an alien race called the ‘Boov’, who are on the run from their enemies in search of a new place to live. Their leader Captain Smek (Steve Martin) has located a new planet to inhabit called Earth. When they reach the planet...
  • ‘Cinderella’: James steels the show with her performance
    ‘Cinderella’: James steals the show with her performance
    This live action version of 'Cinderella' that follows Disney’s original animated film from 1950’s almost identical. With the additions of 'Cinderella' as a child with her parents and how she meets the prince, the story...
  • 'FIrefight: Book 2 in The Reckoners' by Brandon Sanderson
    'Firefight: Book 2 in The Reckoners' by Brandon Sanderson
    It all started with "Steelheart" and Brandon Sanderson continues the epic adventure and excitement with the second book in the series, "Firefight." The first book ends with a satisfying closure, but the High Epics, those humans...
  • Colorado Dog Sledding
    You don't have to go to Alaska to try dog sledding
    It's warmer out than I prepare myself for. The sun is shining and the air is a crisp 35 degrees. Perhaps, I think to myself, the 7 layers of mismatched clothing hidden under a fashionable Betty Rides snow bib will keep this Southern California...
  • Beneath by Roland Smith
    'Beneath' by Roland Smith: An adventure deep underground
    Roland Smith has taken readers to the rainforest, to the bottom of the ocean and to many other exotic places. In "Beneath," Smith takes us to New York City, and to the world underneath the city. It's no less exotic and no less...
  • ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’: Vaughn brings the spy world to a new level
    ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’: Vaughn brings the spy world to a new level
    The Kingsman are a secret organization that is hidden from the world and its military institutions. It is designed to stop any person or society built to destroy or damage the planet.After losing an agent the Kingsman must find a replacement. The...
  • Monstrous by MarchKate Connolly
    'Monstrous' by MarcyKate Connolly: Wonderful middle grade fairy tale
    "Monstrous" by MarcyKate Connolly is a wonderful, touching story about a girl created by a madman. She is Frankenstein, if he had been a kind, caring person who only wanted to help others. Like Frankenstein, she is made from parts of...
  • Lake Louise, a winter wonderland
    Calgary: The gateway to Canada's winter wonderland
    Snow. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s intrusive. Many people hunker down during the winter, waiting out the cold months with a book and a mug of hot chocolate. But with Calgary being so close to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, its people...
  • Port Discovery Children's Museum: Lego Castle Adventure
    Port Discovery Children's Museum: Lego Castle Adventure
    Is there a kid who has not played with Lego? Not in my home that is for sure! We have Lego in the toy box, Lego on shelves, Lego in bedrooms. Wherever there are kids in my house, you will find Lego...and lots of it!Lego lovers and their parents...
  • Jupiter Ascending
    So-so sci-fi
    Jupiter Ascending is a great-looking movie with a story similar to others told before. It’s basically about a “regular” girl who one days finds out that she’s actually royalty. I guess it’s sort of like The Princess...
  • Top 3 Anthony Hope books
    Top 3 Anthony Hope books
    British author Anthony Hope was born on February 9, 1863. The former barrister/lawyer turned novelist wrote some of the most entertaining, and oft-adapted for the screen, books of the late Victorian era. If you enjoy a bit of adventure with a...
  • baffled in NYC
    New York City, the land of the weird
    New York, New York it’s a hell of a town. The second you arrive back in Washington D.C. you cannot ignore the fact that everyone is so much nicer, the food is cheaper and the metro is about one hundred times cleaner.Living in New York City...
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
    Not as bad as it sounds
    Sometimes you go to a movie with high expectations and get let down. But less often, you go to a film thinking it’s not going to be good at all and wind up being pleasantly surprised. That was my experience with the British film Kingsman:...
  • Improve your chances of having an unforgettable summer.
    Discover summer adventure in Charlotte North Carolina
    Improve your chances of having an unforgettable experience.. Visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Their motto is PLAY - RELAX & LEARN and their 700 acre facility is dedicated to the promotion of the...
  • Tern Joe D24 Full Size Folding Bike
    Bike Review: Tern Joe D24 Full Size Folding Bike
    Whether they admit it or not, anyone who knows how to ride a bike loves the experience, and those that don’t know how probably wish they did. You certainly don’t have to own a bike that costs as much as a car or ride in the Tour de...