3 Things About Grief That Hollywood Got Just Right

Our world has experienced quite a bit of grief in recent years. Coming out of a pandemic and finding our “new normal” has been met with confronting all the things we have lost. We have, of course, lost cherished family members and friends. Grief is not just about losing loved ones. We, as a society... Continue Reading →

On Morality

I recently became aware of a group of social media content creators called the CartNarcs (view their YouTube channel HERE). It basically consists of a bunch of videos of a “cartnarc” calling out people who leave their shopping cart strewn all over the parking lot instead of returning it to the proper cart corral which... Continue Reading →

On Mental Fitness

I work in the mental health industry as a high school counselor. The type of counseling that I have encountered with teenagers has changed drastically over the past three years. Students are facing emotional and social struggles that the generations before them never even considered. Anxiety of all kinds, stress and overwhelm, grief and depression,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Dog Movies

Dogs are the best and we do not deserve them or their unconditional love. Anyone who has every had a dog knows this. If you're a dog lover, there's nothing quite like a good dog movie to tug at your heartstrings and remind you of just how special our furry friends can be. From heartwarming... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Streaming Platforms

It’s no secret that network and cable television is on the decline. According to Zippia.com, over 25 million Americans have “cut the cord” with cable since 2012. The numbers are even smaller when looking at the younger generation. In 2021, only 34% of 18-29 year olds received cable or satellite television. There is much to... Continue Reading →

3 Things About Andor, Season 1

The first few episodes of Andor on Disney+ were a bit of a slow burn, but the show has turned into the best Star Wars small screen adaption so far! There are no Jedi masters or Sith lords. The “force” is not a topic of conversation. However, the main theme of the hope that builds... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Episodes of Seinfeld

The show about nothing is a classic. Seinfeld may not stand the test of time and likely would not survive our current climate of network television, but we cannot deny that the five episodes below continue to make us laugh.

On Nostalgia

This weekend I watched the new Chip ‘ N Dale: Rescue Rangers movie on Disney+. The original cartoon had its heyday when I was in elementary school. I remember coming home to watch the show along with Gummi Bears, Ducktales, Tale Spin, and my favorite Darkwing Duck. The movie brought back many memories of those... Continue Reading →

On Hope

Is it pointless to be a fan of a sports team? I had this existential crisis this past March. If you are not a fan of sports, stay with me while I explain. My Gonzaga Bulldogs were the number one seed in March Madness (again). Many pundits and fans had them winning the entire championship... Continue Reading →

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