On Earth Day, 2020, the world looked and felt a lot different than it usually did each spring. The COVID-19 pandemic has us all quarantined, working from home, making and distributing cloth masks, and hoping to keep enough distance from the actual virus that it doesn’t come any closer to our families than the news. We aren’t all that lucky.Continue reading “Film – Planet of the Humans — and Disappointment in Green Leaders”
Hey, Red1. You’re fourteen now.
When you’re a young adult, you start putting things together. You start making your own sense of the world. As a dad, I want to give you a few head starts. Hand you a few nuggets of wisdom and wonder. We’ve been trading films and TV shows to fill in some blanks.
You’re already a They Might Be Giants, Star Wars, Tim Burton, Queen and David Bowie fan–very cool.
We’ve had conversations about jokes in TV shows and movies that you didn’t get, so I thought it was up to me to ‘buy you a clue’. We’ve been calling it a guide to modern cultural references. It’s more than just a course in pop culture, but a course in understanding how modern culture is shaped and what the core pieces are.Continue reading “5 Musical Movies for Fourteen Going on Forty”
What is a Tiny House? They are all the rage, everyone who spends time on the internet knows what they are. But you want to know more than just, “it’s a house that’s tiny”. I have been somewhat obsessed with tiny houses since I first found all these regular people showing their little wooden constructions to the world on youtube. It is Just amazing.Continue reading “What is a Tiny House?”