After approximately eleventy mabillion phone calls and emails – and that was just me tapping my Lucasfilm and Disney contacts for the official word – the formalities have been wrapped up, the word is out, and nerdgasms can commence. J.J. Abrams – of previous Star Trek acclaim – will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series… Read more →
Disney Parks went all Fairy Godmother today and bestowed a new name upon the ever-growing Walt Disney World Moms Panel. The newly renamed Disney Parks Moms Panel – otherwise known as the best, free (!) vacation planning resource on the internets – is an online forum where guests can get all kinds of Disney info from real moms, dads (don’t… Read more →
When I was little, I wrote an essay about God as the ultimate author. I envisioned each of our lives already written, organized into neat chapters, bound in books, covers creased though not yet dog-eared, all standing on dusty shelves of mythic proportions. The best part was not having read any of them. Not having any idea what kinds of… Read more →
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: A romantic retrospective for those of you that like that kind of thing.
There’s no doubt the gilded offspring of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be beautiful and wrapped in gold foil like a fancy chocolate. And, because flashbacks are fun, let’s go all retrospective into William and Kate’s decade-long romance. Read more →
Consider yourself warned, Skylanders. Disney Infinity is on the gaming scene, and it looks pretty sweet. Introduced by Disney Interactive today, the all-new gaming experience gives players unprecedented freedom and endless opportunities to create stories starring characters from Disney and Pixar. Yep. Captain Jack, Sully, Mr. Incredible – they’re all there. And, for the first time ever, players will place… Read more →
Ah, resolutions. Making a shiny new list of them while bits of confetti from that New Year’s Even party are still stuck in your hair is liberating. It means a fresh start. A very firm decision to do – or not do – something. Then February rolls around, and that very firm firmness has somehow softened into reluctant wavering or… Read more →
“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Life is pretty grand, and I’ve been fortunate to do some pretty cool things. I’ve earned a degree and been an apprentice and ridden on the back of a Harley. I’ve rested my head on my grandfather’s chest and stood in the middle of… Read more →