September 26, 2016 — Daniel’s life looks perfect from the outside.A television journalist, he appears to have everything under control.But on the inside, Daniel knows something is wrong. Deeply depressed, he can no longer pretend that he can handle things — and once the panic attacks start, he knows he has to do something to regain his footing.Realizing he must confront his past, Daniel figures out a way to come to terms with his issues. A younger man guides him through […]
September 26, 2016 — We root for the underdog. The little guy, the average Joe, who goes up against the rich and powerful and beats them at their own game. Unfortunately, it doesn’t happen that often. But Snowman was just such an underdog, even if he didn’t know it.Harry deLeyer was a Dutch immigrant who had come to America in 1950. He became a riding instructor on Long Island, settled down and started a family. In 1956, he decided to go to a horse […]
September 23, 2016 — Holland, which had ties to Germany, had maintained neutrality during World War I. In recognition of that fact, in 1940, during the early days of World War II, Germany made an announcement to assure the Dutch that it would not invade Holland.Later that same day the invasion began.The Dutch had once again made serious efforts to remain neutral during the build-up of the war; the Dutch population was undoubtedly in denial concerning Germany’s intentions. Dutch Resistance to the war […]
September 23, 2016 — Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) is on every list of the greatest books of American literature, often in the top spot.Even after all these years, it still seems to tap into the American psyche and experience. The characters and events of the novel make us understand ourselves better, which is undoubtedly one of the hallmarks of great literature. They resonate, capture our attention and remain unforgettable 132 years after the book was written. Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer are […]
September 22, 2016 — Pretty and young Casey (Caitlin Thompson, Crazy, Stupid Love), a high school senior, is having a rough time.She’s not one of the cool kids, her parents are divorcing, her boyfriend just dumped her in public, at school.After she causes a loud and emotional scene with her ex, she suddenly finds herself being befriended by some of the most popular girls in the school. Amber (Marie Avgeropoulos, Fugitive at 17), Taylor (Lindsay Taylor, Accused at 17) and Kylie (Arden Cho, […]
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