the iceman

This movie was based on the true story of Richard Kuklinski, a man who claimed to kill over 100 men. The main character was a pretty entertaining mashup of a serial killer/mob hit-man (and, strangely enough, family man). Brian and I both gave it a thumbs up. Plus, it clocked …

turkey day

We hosted Thanksgiving at our house this year. Members from both of our families were in attendance for a total of 13 people. This may not sound like much, but typically our family gatherings are eight or less in number, so this was a pretty big affair for us. Ironically, …

table games

So, I was supposed to have a new dining room table by Thanksgiving. And, I will–sort of. Brian has been diligently working on my Mission-style table all month. The top is completely done and finished, but the bottom half is still a work in progress. He’s planning on having it …

the campaign

This was a pretty funny movie. It starred Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as two opponents in a congressional race. It was full of hilarious profanity and stupid humor–right up my alley. There’s not really anything else you need to know. My rating: 3.5/5

the weekend

Besides the usual laundry, cooking and cleaning, I managed to accomplish a lot over the weekend. Since the weather wasn’t too bad, I went outside and did all of the stuff that was supposed to be done last month–finished winterizing the pond; did some yard and garden clean-up; and put …