Michael G. Ronstadt releases “Foolish Fox”

Michael G. Ronstadt is a singer/songwriter and cello player who has a long family history in music. He has played traditional Southwestern and Mexican music with his father and brother as part of Ronstadt Generations for many years. With his use of harmony, instrumental arrangement, and original lyrics, along with the study of classical, traditional, and other genres Ronstadt has developed a [...]

“Someday, Someday Maybe” I’ll Be Successful

I realize I am two years behind the times by just now reading this book but wanted to share my thoughts none the less. I hope after reading my opinions you will be inclined to discuss the book further or read the book yourself if you haven’t yet had the chance. “Someday, Someday Maybe” is the debut novel by Lauren Graham. You might know her from Parenthood and Gilmore Girls. [...]

My Take on “Cake” The Movie

(Alert: Spoilers!) Have you ever watched a movie and afterwards thought, “wow, that was powerful”? That’s how I felt after watching Cake. After starting to watch it once before and not being able to make it all the way through, I gave it a second chance and sat down to watch it again last night. I am really glad I did because it had a surprisingly big impact on me. [...]

Selfie vs My Fair Lady

(Originally posted November 6, 2014) (ALERT: SPOILERS!) When I first heard about this show I was VERY skeptical. I read that it was a show based on My Fair Lady, about a self obsessed woman who didn’t know how to be social in real life and was addicted to social media. I thought how could this possibly be a good idea for a TV show? After a few episodes it has proven me wrong. I can definitely [...]

LOST vs The 100

(Originally posted November 5, 2014) (ALERT: SPOILERS!) I recently started watching The 100 and with season two just starting, I’m hooked. Being a forever Lostie, how could I avoid writing something about LOST and this shows similarities? It’s not a bad thing, most of these things fit in quite well with the parameters of the new show. First of all I have to say something about Henry Ian [...]

“A Constellation of Vital Phenomena” by Anthony Marra : A Review

(Originally posted February 16, 2014) I first saw the title of this book mentioned on twitter and the word “Constellation” caught my eye. I looked up the book on Amazon and found out it is about 1994 to 2004 Pre/Post War Chechnya. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is the debut novel from Anthony Marra. Being of my generation, I was very impressed with his writing and how his extensive [...]

Movie Review: Les Misérables

(Originally posted January 3, 2013) Welcome to my first blog post of 2013! I decided to bring in the new years blogging with another first, my first ever Movie Review. My friend and I went out to see Les Misérables on Christmas night. It was my first time going to a movie on Christmas and it was a lot of fun, no wonder it is such a popular tradition. For my 18th birthday my brother bought my [...]