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Cleopatra in Space

What do you get when you take one of the most famous characters in history and mash it up with science fiction? Cleopatra in Space!  The first graphic novel in the series introduces us to our spunky heroine, depicting her discovery … Continue reading

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Missy Piggle Wiggle and The Whatever Cure

Dear Missy, As you know, my husband, Mr. Piggle-Wiggle was called away some years ago by the pirates. After waiting so long for him to return, I have decided to take matters into my own hands and find out what … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

May you be blessed today as we celebrate the bringing of new life and new hope. I hope we would all remember the real reason to be joyful this fine Sunday: Jesus’ gift of salvation. Whatever traditions you might hold … Continue reading

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First Flight Field Trip

Recently we were blessed to be able to partake in the First Flight Field Trip, hosted by the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center. This field trip centers around the dynamics of hockey and is a fun, educational trip to remember. … Continue reading

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Happy B-Day, Dr. Seuss!

Today marks the anniversary of a great man’s life. His books were a joy to all and have been the subject of TV shows, movies, cartoons, and more! My personal favorites are Oh the Things You Can Think, Green Eggs and Ham, and … Continue reading

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Word of Mouse

“No matter the temperature, home is always colder when there’s no family to share it with.” -Isaiah In a mad dash to escape the terrible labs where he’s been raised, Isaiah is separated from his family. Alone in the suburbs and … Continue reading

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Horus and the Curse of Everlasting Regret

It is the 1930s, decade of some of the greatest monster films of all time. In a sleepy little town, where summers are long and carefree, a great mystery abounds. Peter is an inventor. All he wants to do is … Continue reading

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold

It is a dark time for the Americans. As the Revolutionary War rages on, Americans and Brits alike suffer losses. One Benedict Arnold leads a strong force against the British. George Washington trusts this man with his life. Until suddenly … Continue reading

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Banyon Fire Station

It’s about 10:00 AM. It’s misty, chilly, and for most of the kids, too early to be up. After a quick briefing on the way, we pile into our cars and set off. A quick ten or fifteen minutes later, … Continue reading

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King Kong – From Fay Wray to Peter Jackson

I picked this informative read  a couple months ago and enjoyed it immensely. Once upon a time, in Depression-era New York, Carl Denham finds the thrill of a lifetime; the eighth wonder of the world. There is a magnificent monster … Continue reading

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