Monthly Archives: January 2012

Book Review: The Devil in the White City by Larson (3.5 Stars)

The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Read in January 2012 I wanted to give this four stars, and I leaned heavily … Continue reading

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Service Review: Safe Harbor Pet Boarding & Daycare (Basehor, Kansas)

Roxy and Apollo visited a new home away from home last weekend. I planned the day trip to Abilene not knowing exactly when we would get home. Without having a large pet door installed at our house, I can’t leave … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Gyros Village (Leavenworth, Kansas)

Update March 2013:  I’m a little slow, apparently, because this restaurant closed last Summer.  I guess Terry and I should have gone back and been good patrons. On Wednesday evenings, my husband and I grab a quick bite to eat … Continue reading

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Protected: LivePHIT Faith Plan – Week 2 Assignment (1/24/2012 – 1/30/2012)

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Book Review: Eisenhower 1956 by Nichols

Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis–Suez and the Brink of War by David A. Nichols My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I read non-fiction, which isn’t often enough, I tend to favor biographies or histories. I picked up … Continue reading

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Movie Review: We Bought a Zoo (2011)

We Bought a Zoo (2011) 4 out of 5 stars Terry and I saw this in the theater about a week ago (on a Monday afternoon, since I had the day off from work). Matt Damon played the bereaved widower, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

Like Dandelion Dust (2009) 4 out of 5 stars I found this a difficult drama to watch.  I could sympathize with both families.  I could empathize to some extent with the gracious biological mother.  I can’t say I was completely … Continue reading

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