Out of Office: Ten Things to do in March

Fertilize and seed your lawn ::Old man violently shakes fist at you. Old man yells at you to slow down. Old man tells kids to get off his beautiful lawn.:: I’m that old man now. And as that old man, let me tell you one of the steps I took to get …

Out of Office: Ten Things to do 12/16 -12/29

Alternative holiday movies There are some holiday movies that you can’t escape this time of year, no matter how they good they are – “A Christmas Story,” “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” and “A Christmas Carol,” among them. However, two of my top five movies of all time are tangentially Christmas movies, so …

Out of Office: Ten Things to do 11/04 -11/17

Go to Lyra’s Oxford in ‘His Dark Materials’ series Just a month ago I wrote about the majesty that is Philip Pullman’s metaphysical fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials, which absolutely retains its power to decimate readers 20 years after it was first published.  In 2007 a movie version of the first book …

Out of Office: Ten Things to do 10/07 -10/20

Go for a fall drive, soundtracked by me I’ve made an autumn driving specifically designed to make you feel wistful and melancholy, just like fall. Put it on and go for a ride: -CR Matthew’s Green Chile Recipe In this day and age, its nearly impossible to rip the iPads or iTelephones …