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Pet Pals a Warm and Fuzzy Success

Dr. Sally Hodson arrived at the Lopez Island Library on July 29th with life-sized dog and cat in tow (literally, in a little green wagon) for her Pet Pals program. When live dogs, Chester and Dusty arrived, the inevitable curiosity ensued, followed by acceptance between well-mannered pets. Chester the Golden Retriever and the “fake” pets…Read more

Movie Review: “The Big Year”

The Big Year Directed by: David Frankel Starring: Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson Rated PG for language and some sensuality Reviewed by Attie P. A “Big Year” is an informal competition among birders to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and…Read more

Movie Review: “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

O Brother, Where Art Thou? Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen Starring: George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles Rated PG-13 for some violence and language Reviewed by Attie P. Three convicts, Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney), known as Everett, Pete Hogwallop (John…Read more