WHO NEEDS TO BE RESCUED THE MOST?

An Unexpected Grace by Kristin von Kreisler Pros: Grace Cons: Not well thought out, primary character unlikable, large dog lovers will cringe at some situations Spoiler Alert: This review has spoilers but I’m not recommending  it as something to be read. Kristin von Kreisler’s An Unexpected Grace comes with a fully predictable ending wrapped up in a frustrating storyline

WHO NEEDS TO BE RESCUED THE MOST?

An Unexpected Grace by Kristin von Kreisler Pros: Grace Cons: Not well thought out, primary character unlikable, large dog lovers will cringe at some situations Kristin von Kreisler’s An Unexpected Grace comes with a fully predictable ending wrapped up in a frustrating storyline that had this dog lover agonizing over the continued stupidity. I’ll quickly say that the dog

JIM’S NEWEST BEST FRIEND – HIS DURO-MED WALKER

Duro-Med 2-Button Adjustable Aluminum Folding Walker Pros: Assists silently, easily and seems quite sturdy Cons:  Screws become loose ( big ‘Con’) I have a very new friend. I’ll call him Jim. Jim is 89 years old, and has recently moved from Los Angeles to Eugene (Oregon) so his daughter can more practically care for him. Jim’s wife died in May of

“LISTEN – YOU’RE JUST A LITTLE FAR OUT…” BLOODLUST!

BLOODLUST! Pros: Graphic violence in 1959? SHOCKING! Cons: Lack of suspense; timeline of narrative seems screwy; “those meddling kids…” A cheapie adaptation of Richard Connell’s short story The Most Dangerous Game in which a sort of big-game hunter sets his sights on human prey, 1959’s Bloodlust! (unreleased until 1961) chronicles the efforts of a group of (meddling) kids to

CUT IT OUT! OR IN, OR UP, OR DOWN. . .

SINGER 8″ SEWING SCISSORS Pros: Stays sharp, comfortable, operates easily Cons: None Perhaps I should mention that in junior high school, my very first sewing project earned me a nice, fat, reassuring “D” – and it wasn’t for ‘divine’.  Looking back I can see where a well-trained chimpanzee could have sewn that simple ‘hankie-hem’ blouse together. Well, good for her – or him.  I

THE VERDICT DON’T LOOK SO GOOD…FMW’S THE JUDGMENT

FRONTIER MARTIAL ARTS WRESTLING: THE JUDGMENT Pros: Tanaka vs. Fuyuki in an electrified cage Cons: Highly-touted main event fizzles and the undercard is truncated to the point of incomprehensibility By 1999, Japanese wrestling promotion Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (or FMW) had begun a transition to become more like what American organizations like the then-World Wrestling Federation