Bob Garver: “Terminator Genisys” movie review

Bob Garver: “Terminator Genisys” movie review

By Bob Garver “Terminator Genisys” is one of the most confusing movies I’ve seen in a long time, or at least since “Interstellar.” If I assigned pushpins to the events of this movie, put those pins on a bulletin board, and tried connecting them with string in order to follow them, I would wind up […]

Eric Peters: Things to know about tires

Eric Peters: Things to know about tires

By Eric Peters The invention of the wheel was a pretty big deal – rolling stuff being a lot easier than carrying (or pushing or dragging) it. The invention of tires was the next great leap forward. Rubber tires allowed wheels to travel more smoothly on rough/uneven surfaces and at faster-than-walking pace without shaking themselves […]

Americans weigh in on Cuba Travel and Dream Destinations in nationwide Travel Leaders Group survey  

Americans weigh in on Cuba Travel and Dream Destinations in nationwide Travel Leaders Group survey   

May 21, 2015 Displayed with permission from PR Newswire The top “dream” destination internationally is Australia, followed by Italy and Ireland; survey also reveals more than 93% of those polled will take a leisure trip in 2015. PLYMOUTH, Minn., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The move to normalize relations with Cuba will have a direct impact […]

Howard Baker’s ‘mid-century modern’ mansion goes up for auction in Tennessee, furniture included

Howard Baker’s ‘mid-century modern’ mansion goes up for auction in Tennessee, furniture included

By Jennifer Harper – The Washington Times – Thursday, May 21, 2015 Up for auction next month: the Tennessee estate of the late Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., consisting of a 6,175-square-foot main home, plus cottage, guesthouse, pool and more, all on 11 acres in Huntsville. The home is unmistakably “mid-century modern” in style, with […]

SASO concerts feature violinist Chloe Trevor, Elgar’s Enigma Variations

SASO concerts feature violinist Chloe Trevor, Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Critics praise Trevor’s “dazzling technique,” “huge tone” and “bold personality unafraid to exult in music and ability.” Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Chloe Trevor will play Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra on May 9 and 10. The work is not only one of the best-known violin concertos of […]

Rebecca Guthrie: “We Were Liars” book review

Rebecca Guthrie: “We Were Liars” book review

By Rebecca Guthrie I approached “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart with enthusiasm and anticipation.  I had read some of her other works and really enjoyed them. I had found her stories engaging and her characters realistic. I knew that her writing was tight and concise, yet she managed to put into words feelings and […]

Eric Peters: 2015 Subaru Forester new car review

Eric Peters: 2015 Subaru Forester new car review

By Eric Peters You can learn some important stuff about cars by taking note of who buys what – and how the cars are used. And whether they stand up to the uses to which they’re put. Texans, for instance, know trucks. Forget the TV commercials and advertising flapdoodle. Check out which makes/models of pick-up […]

Eric Peters: Live agent connectivity

Eric Peters: Live agent connectivity

By Eric Peters Things necessarily begin somewhere. Usually, that somewhere is a backwater of some kind; only a few people are involved and the majority either are unaware it’s happening at all or they don’t care because hey, it’s not happening to them. Until, one day, it does. Over the road truckers were the first […]

Bob Garver: “Pitch Perfect 2” movie review

Bob Garver: “Pitch Perfect 2” movie review

By Bob Garver  “Pitch Perfect” was a plucky little musical comedy from 2012 that followed the adventures of an all-female college a cappella group. It only made $65 million at the domestic box office, but it has since taken on more fans thanks to endearing characters, enduring humor, and a popular soundtrack. These new fans […]