2021 Movies Watched Surplus

31 Dec

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

In 2021, I was fortunate to go above my own expectations, so here are surplus movies #101-120.

2021 Movies Watched #76-100

31 Dec

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2021’s movies #76-100. Among these wonderful films, The Many Saints of Newark earned five coveted stars (in my subjective opinion).

2021 Movies Watched #51-75

31 Dec

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2021’s movies #51-75. Among these wonderful films, The Age of Adaline earned five coveted stars (in my subjective opinion).

Picture Books Read in 2021 #351-400

29 Dec

To think I previously only journeyed through 100 picture books each year. I’ve now surpassed my goal of 365 picture books! This collection of books features Halloween and Thanksgiving themed stories with diversions built around talented imaginators such as Gris Grimly, Carolyn Crimi, and Michael Rex.

In this assortment of books, the following receive the coveted 5-star treatment:

Get Your Work Critiqued! #PBCritiqueFest

24 Oct
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Special thanks to Picture Book Spotlight’s Mr. Brian Gehrlein for sponsoring the FUNTASTICALLY KIND AND FREE #PBCritiqueFest. There’s no trick to this Halloween treat. Simply fill out the Google survey and you’re eligible to receive ONE of THIRTY-ONE critiques from some of the industry’s finest wordsmiths, artists, and agents.

The clock is ticking, you have until October 31st to enter!!!

My uber talented critique group partner Ms. Cheryl Johnson won last year and HIGHLY recommends the experience to one and all!!!

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Picture Books Read in 2021 #301-350

22 Oct

Thankfully I’ve been falling into many new picture books this autumn. Emphasis was placed on Halloween-ish titles, with diversions built around talented imaginators such as Helen Ketteman, Ethan Long, Gabby Dawnay, and Kes Gray.

In this assortment of books, the following receive the coveted 5-star treatment:

Picture Books Read in 2021 #251-300

20 Sep

The reading train may have slowed over the summer months, but we still arrived at stop 300! It’s always a joy to discover a new book, especially those helmed by imaginators Joseph Kuefler and Jacqueline Davies.

In this assortment of books, the following receive the coveted 5-star treatment:

Picture Books Read in 2021 #201-250

6 Jul

Howdy folks. We’ve reached 250 picture books read in 2021. Woohoo! Such a pleasure to be treated to a plethora of wonderful stories. I discovered the visual storytelling brilliance of Suzy Lee thanks to Kait Feldmann’s list of favorite books. In this assortment of books, the following receive the coveted 5-star treatment:

2021 Movies Watched #26-50

24 May

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies though remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2021’s movies #26-50. Among these wonderful films, The Sunlit Night, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, and Our Friend each earned five coveted stars (in my subjective opinion).

2021 Movies Watched #1-25

24 May

Books are my medium for growth and learning. Given the short time investment, movies still remain my preferred means to feel. Each year, I aim to view (hopefully, experience) 100 films I have never seen before.

Here are 2021’s movies #1-25. Among the lot, quality throughout the two dozen plus films, and the two to earn five coveted stars are S#I%house and Teen Titans Go! vs Teen Titans. Hey we all have our own tastes. 🙂