afraid

This was a novel by an author named Jack Kilborn. And if you think that name is made up, it is. The author’s real name is JA Konrath. Or is it? Anyway, the book was rather Dean Koontz-ish, which is a good thing. While the premise was kind of ridiculous …

compost

As it turns out, the compost bin was in no shape to move, so it has been disassembled and Brian is using the salvageable cedar on some personal projects. Since we’re still planning on moving after Jake graduates, we’re not going to go to the expense of building another bin. …

freedom of the mask

This was the latest book in Robert McCammon’s Matthew Corbett series. It started off a little slow, but picked up some steam at the end. And, it ended with a major cliffhanger, so I’m looking forward the the next book, whenever that might be released. I feel like the first …

monsters

I saw this movie listed on a “must see” article about Netflix and it piqued my interest so I watched it last night. The movie centered around the effects of an alien invasion, which took place six years before the story started, and which was contained to a single area …

acl

Jake’s knee has been bothering him on and off since he sprained it in July, so I took him to his pediatrician’s office last week. They recommended seeing an ortho, which we did today. Unfortunately, he has a torn ACL, which will need to be surgically repaired. He’s getting an …