The Ides of March – A Movie Review

Alison JamesAlisons Commentary

A thin panoply of patriotism and honor is pierced by an interplay of political maneuvering in this drama about the Democratic presidential candidate and Governor of Pennsylvania, Mike Morris (played by George Clooney) and his campaign manager, Steven Myers (played … Read More

Dolphin Tale – A Movie Review

Alison JamesAlisons Commentary

This is no fisherman’s tale; it is based on the true story of Winter, a dolphin whose tail is caught in a crab trap and is rescued and befriended by an 11 year old boy in Clearwater, Florida. This story … Read More

Peacock Ore

Alison JamesMystic Crystal Revelations

I like to call Peacock Ore, also known as Bornite or Chalcopyrite, “Peacock Rock”.  Its iridescent blue, red and purple colors shimmer and fascinate and are very enlivening.  The intrinsic component of copper makes it a great conductor of energy … Read More