David Interviews Director Bill Pohlad of “Love & Mercy” – Beach Boys New Biopic

This amazing movie delves deeply into the troubled life of Brian Wilson, the creative genius behind The Beach Boys, from a compassionate and compelling point of view – a must see.

David sits down after the screening with the film’s director and producer, Bill Pohlad (12 Years a Slave, Wild), to chat a bit about the extent of Brian Wilson’s involvement… CONTINUE READING >>

This amazing movie delves deeply into the troubled life of Brian Wilson, the creative genius behind The Beach Boys, from a compassionate and compelling point of view – a must see.

David sits down after the screening with the film’s director and producer, Bill Pohlad (12 Years a Slave, Wild), to chat a bit about the extent of Brian Wilson’s involvement… CONTINUE READING >>

Ewok-ing Through the Redwood Forest

We assumed (and everyone knows what happens when you do that) that the biggest and best redwoods would be in Redwoods National Park.

Pure dumb luck brought us in from the north where we discovered Jedediah Smith State Park — and boy are we glad… CONTINUE READING >>

We assumed (and everyone knows what happens when you do that) that the biggest and best redwoods would be in Redwoods National Park.

Pure dumb luck brought us in from the north where we discovered Jedediah Smith State Park — and boy are we glad… CONTINUE READING >>

Must-see Movie: Cyber-Seniors

Walking into the theater at the Movies for Grownups Film Festival, I expected Cyber-Seniors to be a dry, informative info-nugget on how the Internet could enhance the lives of the older set. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Honestly, I’ve never been to a theater where the crowd was howling with this level of laughter…. CONTINUE READING >>

Walking into the theater at the Movies for Grownups Film Festival, I expected Cyber-Seniors to be a dry, informative info-nugget on how the Internet could enhance the lives of the older set. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Honestly, I’ve never been to a theater where the crowd was howling with this level of laughter…. CONTINUE READING >>

The Oz Museum: Behind The Yellow Brick Road

Yes Dorothy, we were in Kansas anymore, Wamego to be exact.

As the home of The Oz Museum, this little burg between Topeka and Manhattan has become quite a Mecca for fans of The Wizard of Oz.

We entered the main street storefront into a fairly typical gift shop, with a couple of exceptions. There was a tornado … CONTINUE READING >>

Yes Dorothy, we were in Kansas anymore, Wamego to be exact.

As the home of The Oz Museum, this little burg between Topeka and Manhattan has become quite a Mecca for fans of The Wizard of Oz.

We entered the main street storefront into a fairly typical gift shop, with a couple of exceptions. There was a tornado … CONTINUE READING >>

Would You Stay at a Panda Hotel?

Would you stay in a Panda Hotel? We did and we loved it!

During our whirlwind stay in Hong Kong, we were treated like royalty, stayed in a suite that looked like a movie set and ate the most amazingly delicious food.

And, yes, there were pandas… CONTINUE READING >> 

Would you stay in a Panda Hotel? We did and we loved it!

During our whirlwind stay in Hong Kong, we were treated like royalty, stayed in a suite that looked like a movie set and ate the most amazingly delicious food.

And, yes, there were pandas… CONTINUE READING >> 

Seen Any Good Movies Lately?

This is not one of our usual topics, but we’re a little discouraged.

We’re huge movie buffs and we’re finding it harder and harder to find movies that appeal to us (perhaps another get-off-my-lawn, curmudgeonly sign of aging?).

Our hope with this post is that we can all share… CONTINUE READING >>

This is not one of our usual topics, but we’re a little discouraged.

We’re huge movie buffs and we’re finding it harder and harder to find movies that appeal to us (perhaps another get-off-my-lawn, curmudgeonly sign of aging?).

Our hope with this post is that we can all share… CONTINUE READING >>

The Sound of Salzburg

Salzburg, Austria. Home of Mozart and The Sound of Music.

Join your GypsyNesters as we sample the sight and sounds of this beautiful city, discover the Reckturm Torture Tower, Heart & Lung Stew and  the street performers that keep Salzburg’s musical heart beating… CONTINUE READING >>

Salzburg, Austria. Home of Mozart and The Sound of Music.

Join your GypsyNesters as we sample the sight and sounds of this beautiful city, discover the Reckturm Torture Tower, Heart & Lung Stew and  the street performers that keep Salzburg’s musical heart beating… CONTINUE READING >>