We watched these two Gerard Butler movies recently. Hunter Killer is the more recent of the two, released in 2018. Shattered (originally titled Butterfly on a Wheel) is from 2007. They are very different movies, so I am not going to try to compare them. I'll just give a few thoughts. Hunter Killer: ( 2.5 stars) This is your basic military … Continue reading Friday (Movies) Review: Hunter Killer and Shattered
Hello, Head Cold, my old friend. You've come to visit me again. With your phlegm always creeping, And my tired eyes are weeping. And the germs that were planted in my brain Still remain Within the sounds of hacking. And that, my friends, is how my week is going. How's yours? ====================================================== Medusa “Deuce” Grainger … Continue reading Tuesday is Tough
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very short story- only about 4 pages- by the well-known and well-loved author of A Wrinkle In Time and The Left Hand of Darkness. It is intriguing and disturbing, and raises questions that maybe … Continue reading Friday Review: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. LeGuin
How do you know when your story is done? That is a very good question, and I'm afraid there isn't a very good answer. Because, for the most part, it never really is. "But you have stories and books that you have published. Aren't they done?" Well, yes, they are. At least, they have a … Continue reading Wednesday on Writing: When Is It Done?