CURLS ON THE GO!

You™ CONAIR Thermacell Butane Ceramic Hair Curler Pros: Cordless, portable, almost instant heat Cons: Wish they made a 1 1/2″ in barrel It seemed unreal. I was driving from the hospital where my older  sister, Mem, was in ICU, to a nursing home where my younger sister Bekki, had just been transported following a stroke the week before.  I was pretty much on autopilot. I’m a strong person, but come

SOURPUSS STONE GIANT RUMBLES THROUGH FEUDAL JAPAN: DAIMAJIN

DAIMAJIN The Complete Series or at Amazon Pros: Well-done trick photography and special effects Cons: Predictable; doesn’t satisfy either as a period samurai film or rubber monster flick A sort of combination of a samurai period drama with Godzilla-style monster movie, the 1966 Japanese film Daimajin (also known as Majin, the Monster of Terror in its English dubbed version) fails to

COME TO THE MOUNTAINS AND MEADOWS OF BLACK BUTTE RANCH

Black Butte Ranch Central Oregon Pros: (Almost) indescribably beautiful,  peaceful, out  of the mainstream Cons: Spendy, but have you checked Disney World prices lately? This is not for those who like ‘bright lights-big city’ vacations. It’s such a pleasure writing this review – like coming home. Living and working in Central Oregon almost twenty years, I drove by Black Butte Ranch several times

M-M-M-M-M LAVENDER

Clorox® Pine-Sol® Lavender Clean®   All Purpose Cleaner Pros: Proven product use record, lovely scent, other scents available, readily available in myriad size containers, wipes and squirt bottles available Cons:  None noted by myself Clorox Pine-Sol® Lavender Clean®   All Purpose Cleaner is a handy, multiuse household cleaning and revitalizing product planned to cut through strong grunge and grease. I like that Pine-Sol scented

SURVEYING THE SPOOKY SIDE OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN AMERICA

MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN AMERICA Pros: Straight-faced, “You Decide” approach Cons: Doesn’t try and prove anything: this merely presents various myths and legends Since the late 1970s, there have been a string of speculative documentary television shows that examine various mysterious phenomena from around the world. After programs like In Search Of… pioneered the genre, shows such

ANDERSEN 3000 SERIES FULLVIEW STORM DOOR: OPEN AND SHUT

Pros: Quality look, features and operation.  Slim frame allows for maximum glass area.  Dual closer pistons with toe-activated lock.  Keyed deadbolt.  Can be installed for left or right hinge applications.  Terratone color matches Andersen custom and casement windows installed in my house. Cons: Initial price.  Beware of Big Hardware installment fee add-ons. When I first viewed my new house, my agent