Thoughts on 12 Strong – no spoilers

So have you seen 12 Strong yet? Based on a true story, the movie follows a military unit in the throes of a burgeoning war over in Afghanistan. Here’s the trailer. Now, I don’t know exactly what scenes were based on the true story. I’m assuming a few things about what the reality was: yes,Continue reading “Thoughts on 12 Strong – no spoilers”

To kill, or not to kill

A friend of mine met me for lunch yesterday and among the things we talked about was guns/ gun ownership/ self-defense. I think we got on the topic in somewhat of a round-about way, first discussing what we’d do (or have done) in scenarios where help might have been needed. Think: car accidents, someone beingContinue reading “To kill, or not to kill”

Why we care about AMBER Alerts

One of the top stories (at least in Nashville) is the recent disappearance of a girl under the age of 17, which drew an AMBER Alert warning. She’s reportedly with one of her school teachers and they’ve both been missing for a few weeks now. For more information and the history of the AMBER Alert click here.Continue reading “Why we care about AMBER Alerts”