American Sniper: A movie You Won’t “Enjoy”.

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American Sniper, the true story of the “deadliest sniper in U.S. military history,” starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood, is setting box office records, and at the same time, causing controversy in Hollywood. People seem to be having a hard time distinguishing whether or not the man Cooper portrays in the film, Chris Kyle, is an American hero or not. Let me lay my feelings on the table for you straight away; he is.

I saw American Sniper, and it didn’t hit me the way I thought it would. I didn’t “enjoy” it, and you probably won’t either. Continue reading

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Swallowing the Big Apple, A Beginner Does New York City

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Amy Bo NYC

 

30 Things a Beginner Should Know About NYC

The Big Apple. I don’t even know what that means. I guess it’s referencing NYC being so great, you want to take a bite out of it. I’m not much of an apple fan. I like donuts and pizza. That’s fine, we’ll stick with Apple.

On December 12, 2014, I took my wife to NYC for the first time. It was an eye-opening learning experience for both of us. If you’ve ever wanted to visit there, this list is for you. If you frequent there, or live there, maybe you’ve forgotten what it’s like to experience it all for the first time. Here’s your chance to see your city from the eyes of a beginner. Continue reading