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Mind-Numbing Documentaries

Mind-Numbing Documentaries

I’m not trying to hate on those who make documentaries (documentarians?), but surely it’s obvious that the world has far too many of these films. Were there always so many bad documentaries, or are there more now because digital technology has lowered the barrier to making them? Regardless, this madness should stop. Do people even […]

Wallace and Gromit:  The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Thumbs-ups to Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit! Shorter-running cartoons don’t always translate well to full-length features, but the Wallace and Gromit movie is a welcome exception. The movie is Beauty and the Beast meets Inspector Gadget meets Godzilla, with a lot of bad puns and good music. The story begins with the […]

Ricketts Glenn

Ricketts Glenn

Wow, Ricketts Glenn is gorgeous. A perfect outing for last weekend’s perfect weather. The leaves in Northern Pennsylvania were just starting to change, the park’s waterfalls were falling, despite the recent dry spell, and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Actually, a lack of clouds isn’t always desireable, since nothing adds interest to your […]

Revenge of the carbohydrates

Revenge of the carbohydrates

If people were after you, trying to turn you into chips, fries, hash browns, or a delicious pierogie, you’d probably wear a disguise too.

Pierogies everywhere

Pierogies everywhere

On Saturday night I ended up at the Bloomsburg Fair by accident, and many church ladies were there, cooking up these little pieces of homemade pierogie heaven. The first stand we visited had gourmet-style pierogies, with strange flavors like jalapeno, farmer’s cheese, and blueberry. The next stand was old school: potatoes only. Both were excellent, […]