All posts by Justin Elrod

  • Don’t Be Wonky, You Need A Plan

    Willy Wonka had a problem. Although he came from very humble beginnings, he had amassed an immense fortune throughout his life as the eccentric founder...

  • Don’t Protect Your Home Alone

    Remember the 1990 comedy Home Alone? Kevin thought his wish had come true. On the eve of a family trip to Paris, and after a...

  • Life Goes On…

    In 1982, one of America’s most famous poets of the time told a now-beloved story about a boy named Jack and his high school sweetheart....

  • Plan for a Wonderful LIfe

    In the real world, we don’t get the chance to see firsthand what our world would be like without us. In the movies, though, anything...

  • Planning For the Future

    George could not have asked for a better wife than Jane Jetson. Although we don’t learn much about the couple’s early life together in their...

  • Facing Your Foes

    Everyone loves a good sports rivalry. In the NFL, you have the Green Bay Packers versus the Chicago Bears. In the NBA, it’s the Los...

  • Seeking A Strange Superpower

    In the universe of superheroes, “super vision” of one kind or another is one of the more common superpowers. Superman immediately comes to mind because...

  • Don’t Count On Luck

    Each year, on the seventeenth day of March, we celebrate the patron saint of Ireland on the anniversary of his death with parades, special meals,...

  • To Serve And Protect

    When it comes to faithfully protecting the home and the family, dogs come through time and again with flying colors. Argos, the dog of Odysseus...

  • Forgotters of the Forgotten

    In a letter dated December 30, 1907, Mark Twain wrote, “The holidays have this high value: that they remind Forgetters of the Forgotten, &...