Ender’s Game

I went to see Ender’s Game a couple weekends ago, admittedly with some trepidation. Why the trepidation? Well the move I saw before that was Gravity. Not a fan. (Can you say cheesy dialogue and never-ending, super-repetitive story-line?) And since all I knew about Ender’s Game was that it took place in space and involved kids, I kept flashing back to my previous exceedingly dull and never-ending experience. So I was more than pleasantly surprised by this movie. (more…)

a single vote, revisited

Today is Election Day in VA. This time of year is when Americans around the world either journey to their polling places to cast their votes or mail in their ballots. And every year, my mind goes back to high school, to an event that could’ve been so ordinary. I wrote about it last year, but I think it’s worth revisiting, and since it’s my blog… 😉

So here it is, a post I called A Single Vote.

This time of year, everyone’s talking politics, campaigns, amendments. There are debates, both on tv and in the office, and more political advertisements than a person could possibly need. All to get your vote. And sometimes it seems like one vote is just a drop in the bucket. Sometimes it is. (more…)