Norsk Hostfest

I will probably not be able to update my blog for the rest of the week.  I will be in Minot selling books at the Norsk Høstfest. I hope all of you have a great week, and if you see any movies worth watching, let me know!


The main reason I wanted to see Moneyball, I will confess, was its baseball theme.  However, the movie is about more than baseball–it’s more about, as the main character, Billy Beane, says “Adapt or die.” Moneyball is about people, including Beane, who had the guts to take a different look at how baseball teams are run…
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Quote Quiz 9.23.11 – ANSWERS

1.  “That ain’t no Etch-A-Sketch. This is one doodle that can’t be un-did, Homeskillet.” – Rollo, Juno 2.  “You can’t just take people away like that. Do you hear me? He was a good man, a good person. It’s not fair! We are not just helpless children! He had a life! Do you hear me?…
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How High Can You Go?

I really enjoy hiking and climbing–actually, pretty much any activity engaged in outside is on my list of “favorite things.” So I’m asking you all to tell me your favorite climbing and or nature-related movie.  Anything from Cliffhanger to The Edge.  I’m always open for recommendations!

Michael Crichton, How I Miss You

I re-watched Jurassic Park a couple of nights ago, and I was reminded how good it is.  I’m not saying it’s the best action movie out there, but it is certainly better than the average fare we get today. The writing is good, the acting is good, and the plot is good (if you have…
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