Introduction to Robert A. Heinlein

Introduction to Robert A Heinlein

Who is Robert A. Heinlein? If you are a science fiction enthusiast, chances are you have heard of Robert A. Heinlein. He is one of the most-respected science fiction writers. He, along with other luminaries Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, were known as the “Big Three.” Robert A. Heinlein is credited … Read more

A New Star Wars Movie Is Coming in 2015!

A New Star Wars Movie Is Coming in 2015

Purchase of Lucasfilms Ltd. by Walt Disney – Does that mean there’s a new Star Wars film coming? Film mogul George Lucas announced on October 13, 2012 that he was selling Lucasfilm Ltd. to The Walt Disney Company. Of course, this includes the successful and profitable Star Wars franchise. This move bewildered … Read more

Are Sci-Fi Remakes a Good Idea?

Are Sci Fi Remakes a Good Idea?

Sci-fi movies have been popular from the early days of cinema and film. We only have to think about the success of the ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘The Matrix’ series to acknowledge the power of science fiction. As a literary genre, such stories and plots have captured our minds for generations. … Read more

Be Aware, Social Media Can Take Over Your Life

Be Aware Social Media Can Take Over Your Life

Many people these days know how to use new technology such as social media for connecting to other people. Using our PC’s, laptops, smartphones, and tablets to get in touch with our old friends or family members and meeting new people is the way to go in the digital age. With the … Read more

Tantrums, Sick Days, and Being a Patient Mommy

Tantrums Sick Days and Being a Patient Mommy

Wow. The last few days have been a throwback to the beginning of our foster parenting days. Gabriel has been sick and I’ve been struggling to be patient with him. Why would I struggle to be patient with a sick child? Those of you who have never dealt with the disconnect that … Read more

Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

Young Samurai The Way of the Warrior

The Young Samurai Series is a series of novels by Chris Bradford.    The series is a historically based novel based on 17th century japan.  The Way of the Warrior is the first in the series released in 2008. Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior (2008) Young Samurai: The Way of the … Read more

Making Your Own Butterfly Garden: Some Easy Steps

Making Your Own Butterfly Garden Some Easy Steps

The sight of butterflies fluttering around a garden is one of the prettiest ones you can enjoy, so it’s not surprising that many people want something similar of their own. Watching the butterflies in your own garden could be a soothing and relaxing pastime, while the garden itself will give you a … Read more

Assisted Living – Some Things to Consider

Assisted Living Some Things to Consider

When it comes to finding the perfect assisted living facility (ALF) there are several things that you need to consider. Assisted living gives the senior the ability to live a more normal lifestyle. They are able to do activities, live independent lives, going out with friends etc. This is very different from … Read more

How to Train for a 5K Run

How to Train for a 5K Run

Prepare for your big run and see results in just about two months! A 5k run seems to be an excellent goal for runners, especially to many aspiring new ones. 5k (equivalent to 3.1 miles) is the perfect distance particularly for novice runners. Participating in such race gives them a new inspiration … Read more

The Power of Solar Power – Get Plugged In!

The Power of Solar Power Get Plugged In

California is leading the way in using green and renewable sources of energy including solar power. Many homes are using solar power in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and other cities nearby. Other homeowners through out the country are considering solar power as they learn more about the benefits to the … Read more

Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean 4

Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean 4

Who is Blackbeard? Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard, is an interesting character in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’. This is the fourth movie in this particular series, although the character has been mentioned before this.  He has the power to control things supernaturally, wishes to live forever, and is completely focused … Read more

Gardening Fall Flowers Can Add Beauty to Your Home

Gardening Fall Flowers Can Add Beauty to Your Home

Beautiful, Vivid Autumn Flowers When summer has ended that does not mean that the beauty of flowers is over as well. Fall flowers with their magnificent colors only add to the beauty that you can add to your home especially for the holidays. When you plant your fall flower garden, you want … Read more