Theater Thursday: Matilda


There is no musical quite like Matilda. In this fun adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story we are introduced to a girl who’s parents don’t understand her. Smart and kind, she wins over her teacher and friends at her new school. However, her mother is more concerned about her dancing, her father is a crook, and her school principal is focused on cruelly punishing children. Yet through it all she has her stories that she shares with a local librarian, one in particular tends to stick close to her and another special person. Never the less, Matilda manages to make a change in the lives of those around her, as well as learning a few things about herself.

Read-It Wednesdays:War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds first edition.jpg

H.G. Wells brought to life a classic sci-fi book like no other. In this book written in 1897 we learn about the thought of an alien invasion at the time. From the protagonists view we learn about the fear and courage that is taken into play as they try to figure out how to handle the aliens. However, in the end the aliens had caught the flu, a disease that was deadly at the time, killing them all.

TV Tuesdays: Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls- I have watched the whole series so many times on my DVR that I haven't had to crack open the box series set given to me for Christmas many moons ago! :):

Last year the hit TV show Gilmore Girls had a revival on Netflix. Called Gilmore Girls:A Year in the Life we follow Lorelai and Rory Gilmore after ten years and catch up on their life. Yet, in the original we get to see the best friend and loving relationship between mother and daughter. As Lorelai and Rory conquer life from high school to love lives there is nothing that can stop them. With a cup of coffee in hand, an inn to run, and socialite grandparents the adventures of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore are endless.