brothers

This was a movie about the horrors of war, but more from the standpoint of the effects of war on families than on actual combat (though there was some of that, too). So, it was a refreshing take on war movies. It starred Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. …

christmas prep

I’m kind of behind on my Christmas preparations this year, but I’m hoping to gain some ground this weekend. On the plus side, most of the cards have been sent out and I have most of the dog treats made. I also finished shopping this evening. On the minus side, …