Alberta, Canada, is a beautiful flat place. While it’s true you can watch your dog run away for two weeks, it’s also true that it seems to have the bluest, brightest skies on clear days and the wheat fields stretch forever.
It was an absolutely perfect example of the reasons I enjoy movies and why I especially love sharing them with her. How Pixar consistently manages to put out films of this quality is beyond me. To follow up Wall-E, which was arguably the best animated film I’ve ever seen, with a film that in some very important ways surpasses it illustrates the sort of phenomenal product they’re putting out.
I wasn’t always a geek. I didn’t know about Lord of the Rings, I wasn’t familiar with Star Wars, I didn’t like C.S. Friedman and way back in high school I would have never dreamed about reading Lord of the Rings. All that changed one day in a single moment inside a middle-of-no-where high school library in a single blink of an eye.
On April 15th, 2009 I began my four day journey on a GRAYHOUND BUS from Florida, US, to Alberta, Canada. Here are the memories and scars from day 2 of that journey. Please shield the eyes of children and batten down the hatches before reading!