Category Archives: Life Lessons

Of Tolkien and Legends

It’s true. We really do live in the “Golden Age” of nerd culture. Look at the slate of comic book, fantasy, and sci-fi films that hit the theaters each year. Notice how superhero TV shows, which were once considered the … Continue reading

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“I Am In The Force, And The Force Is In Me”

I loved Rogue One: A Star Wars story. In fact I may be in the minority of Star Wars fans, but I loved it more then I loved The Force Awakens.  I felt that the space dog fights in Rogue … Continue reading

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How to Avoid a Very Mustafar Valentines

One of my favorite moments in the new Star Wars film Rogue One ( and believe me there are many of them) is getting to see Darth Vader’s personal fortress. The idea of Vader’s citadel has been a notion long … Continue reading

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Days of Christmas Future Past

“‘Bear but a touch of my hand there,’ said the Spirit, laying it upon his heart, ‘and you shall be upheld in more than this!’ As the words were spoken, they passed through the wall, and stood upon an open … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride

There comes a moment in every person’s life where the everything seems to crash down. Moments like these are more frequent then we’d like to admit. One minute your life is all good and normal and you feel like “Everything … Continue reading

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As the first spring storms of the season blew through the Twin Cities Metro, I felt that old familiar pull in my chest. It’s a sensation that has become all too familiar over the past ten years whenever it storms. … Continue reading

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Getting Children Into Reading

Perhaps one of the most daunting tasks that both parents and educators face these days is the once simple task of getting kids interested in reading. Let’s face it; there are numerous distractions these days that kids have to draw … Continue reading

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