10 Susieisms from Holiday Movies

It's important to make time for yourself especially when your calendar is full. https://media0.giphy.com/media/jBfp1FL3KOgr6/200.gif You can't do everything well. Pick one or two things and focus on them. http://pixel.brit.co/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/tumblr_mc7f86q4751r5e3noo3_500.gif In this season of "I want that!" and humongous wish lists, be grateful for what you already have. http://s2.thejournal.ie/media/2013/12/god-bless-2.gif We all want to be included. Celebrate... Continue Reading →

Elfish Holiday Survival Tips

If you are a little behind in your holiday shopping, decorating, and baking, don't get down on yourself. You can always regift, dim the lights and order from the bakery. https://45.media.tumblr.com/fd7602e45e86f8df61f8eb80135947c8/tumblr_myaefftUym1qdbxo3o1_500.gif This is the time of year when everyone believes in Santa and Christmas miracles. If you don't, keep it to yourself. https://45.media.tumblr.com/91fe880e56cc9795582a08129af25909/tumblr_myafrwMfLx1qdbxo3o1_500.gif Embrace your inner... Continue Reading →

Tales from Denver Comic Con 2015

I was a Comic Con virgin. It has always evoked images of nerdy Treky fans and comic book geeks. Neither tickled my happy parts. I haven’t kept up with Star Trek since the television series ended and the one and only comic book I bought back in the seventh grade was Archie. So when my... Continue Reading →

It Was A-Maizing!

My obsession with mazes began as a child. I remember trying to find my way through them on paper and having a difficult time. I've always been directionally challenged. When I discovered a great corn maze was located down the road from our house, my husband, Danny, and I had to go. They should call them,... Continue Reading →

Seven Ways to Thrill Me!

How long has it been since you read a real page-turner? A while? Yeah. Me too. I think that’s why I love watching thrillers. They are the ultimate in creating and sustaining suspense. Talk about tight writing. They race ahead with twisted turns in a world where you’re hooked into finding out what happens to... Continue Reading →

Getting My Creepy On!

Desiccated leaves, dismembered from branches, rot in the dying light and crunch like brittle bones under my boots. The wind whispers ghostly verses of songs sung long ago. Halloween is approaching. It’s time to get your creepy on. “How do I do that?” you may ask. Sometimes eating candy corn and slaying a few pumpkins... Continue Reading →

I Fear it’s Time

October is fright fest movie month. Even though vampires, witches, zombies and ghosts don’t exist (Wait. I believe in ghosts!), many of us will sit on the edge of our seats, spellbound with pulses racing. We will be held tight by the tension created in these movies. Foreshadowing is a literary device used also in film, to... Continue Reading →

Do You Think It’s Wonderful?

When you think about how many films you have viewed during your lifetime, have you ever wondered why some remain timeless? They can be watched over and over again without losing their impact. It’s a Wonderful Life is one of my favorites. Somehow this Christmas tale produced and directed by Frank Capra has kept its... Continue Reading →

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