What Not to Watch (with a boy)

Last Sunday afternoon Ric and I were relaxing while the kids took a nap. He started flipping channels and stopped on Alien vs. Predator. I honestly was surprised he stalled on the ridiculous movie, but he started watching it and really seemed to like it. I wasn’t paying too much attention, so I just thought “weird movie” and went on playing Temple Run. Every few minutes he would say, “Rin, watch this” or “oooo here is the history of the alien”.  I would nod and make a half-hearted “uh-huh, cool” Continue reading “What Not to Watch (with a boy)”

Not really a chick flick kinda guy

Rin and I don’t always mesh when it comes to TV viewing pleasures.


When we first met, she was addicted — ADDICTED! — to Friends. While I do find myself laughing at one of the Matts now and then, I can’t watch the show for any real length of time. In fact, I don’t understand how the show’s creators were able to get 10 seasons out of “Will Ross and Rachel get together?” The real accomplishment of that show was their ability to convince us that Rachel thought Ross was a desirable guy. Continue reading “Not really a chick flick kinda guy”