Category Archives: Reviews

Book, movie, etc reviews

Mystery Authors Review – My favorites!

I grew up devouring all the books I could.  Nancy Drew was my “bestie” although that only lasted for the first part of the first modern spin-off.  The originals are so much better!  For a birthday present an uncle got … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: A Review

Nathan and I have been waiting to watch this movie for years, and last Saturday night we found childcare for our 5 kids (including newborn!), dressed up and saw it.  Here’s our thoughts (warning: spoilers!). Our “fan creds” are decent; … Continue reading

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New life

This is the newest Born child.  I got to see all the flutter kicks and bones and heart last week.  😀 😀 This pic shows the spine and head, although it didn’t scan too well.  According to measurements this was … Continue reading

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True Love

I’ve just watched “Lost in Austen” (2008), a story where a modern woman finds herself in Jane Austen’s world of Pride and Prejudice.  One scene in particular struck me.  One of the characters says to another (won’t mention names in … Continue reading

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Review: “The River Within”

I just watched the movie “The River Within” (available from netflix) and I enjoyed it.  I have to admit, my expectations were low; watching a tiny budget, made by young professionals, “christian” movie is, imo, kind of like watching cousin … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Missionary Call

I just finished reading M. David Sills’ book The Missionary Call: Find Your Place in God’s Plan for the World.  Here are some thoughts on it. Sills does a good job explaining three main understandings of “the call” and ties … Continue reading

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Juno in review

I’m trying to write more reviews for my “Reviews” section  so here’s my Saturday night movie: Juno Nathan’s studying for finals so I chose a chick-flick to watch; at least he won’t be tempted to procrastinate!  And Juno was successful … Continue reading

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