the living dead

I like zombies as much as the next person, but apparently not enough to read a book of short stories on the subject. There were a few good stories in  this book, but the problem was that many of the stories were only loosely related to the topic at hand. …

christmas wrapup

Judy and Dave came over last night for a Christmas visit. This should mark our last Christmas-related activity for the season. Onto New Year’s… We had a nice time sitting around and talking all evening. The dogs even behaved for the most part. Plus, I managed to snag another Foo …

’tis the season

We spent a nice weekend with our families. First up was Christmas Eve. We had dinner at my parent’s house (Brian’s parents also spent the evening there). Afterward, we all went to the late service at our church, where Jake performed a Christmas song on guitar. He did a great …

parenthood

Jake and I watched this movie last night–Brian was busy in the shop finishing up a Christmas present (for me!), so he got a pass. Since I watch the television show which is based on this movie, it was interesting to watch it (again, for that matter, as I saw …

11/22/63

This is the latest Stephen King book (or should I call it a tome?). I rather enjoyed it. When I first heard about it, I was not looking forward to reading it because 1. it is a time travel novel and I’m not normally into science fiction and 2. it …