Author Archives: PhilRedbeard

About PhilRedbeard

I'm just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe. I write about what interests me.

A Toy Story

Twenty-two years ago, Pixar released it’s first feature film, a delightful romp through childhood from the perspective of the toys children play with, and history was made. I was eight years old, but the characters and the animation delighted me. … Continue reading

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checkUp twenty17: August

Just so you know, August was a flustercluck. Here goes: Each month it is my task to accomplish:¬†#1: Writing, #2: Reading, #3: Building, #4: Art and #5: Activities. So, how did I do in August? #1. Writing. I wrote twice … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Phantom Confession

“At last I will reveal myself to the internet. At last I shall have catharsis.” – Darth Me The Phantom Menace¬†premiered in theaters on May 19, 1999. I had just turned 12 two months before and I was ecstatic to … Continue reading

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On Weddings

My ma is attending a wedding this weekend for my cousin on her side, and at the end of the month, a paternal cousin is to be married. I will unfortunately miss both weddings, the latter making me most sad … Continue reading

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checkUp twenty17: Junly

Yeah. So there’s that. I haven’t updated since June 18th with my Wonder Woman review. In my own defense, I have been busy, but I’ve thought a time or two “I should write” and I’ve not, so I don’t get … Continue reading

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Wonderous

This past week I took an evening for myself and watched Wonder Woman. Spoiler: it was a good movie and an excellent representation of what female superheroes should be. Beautiful. And I don’t just mean Gal Gadot, the Woman herself, … Continue reading

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checkUp twenty17: May

Wow. It’s been a busy time lately, which is why I am writing my checkUp for May in the middle of June. I’m seeking to accomplish the following each month:¬†#1: Writing, #2: Reading, #3: Building, #4: Art and #5: Activities. … Continue reading

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