The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie Review

The British retirees and widowers left residing at The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel at the end of the original movie have stayed on in Jaipur, India and the hotel owner, Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel), has deemed his hotel venture a success and is looking to expand in The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  The movie…

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NCAA Elite 8 Musings and Highlights (3/29/15)

MSU SPARTANS HIGHLIGHTS/PIVOTAL PLAYS WARNING:  FAIR AND BALANCED BLOGGING HAS GONE OUT THE WINDOW AND MY MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (BIG TEN CONFERENCE) BIAS WILL BE REFLECTED IN THE FOLLOWING BLOG #7 MSU DEFEATS #4 LOUISVILLE 76-70 IN OVERTIME The MSU Spartans joined their fellow Big Ten team, Wisconsin, in the Final Four after defeating Louisville.…

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NCAA Elite 8 Musings and Highlights (3/28/15)

WISCONSIN HIGHLIGHTS/PIVOTAL PLAYS WARNING:  FAIR AND BALANCED BLOGGING HAS GONE OUT THE WINDOW AND MY WISCONSIN (BIG TEN CONFERENCE) BIAS WILL BE REFLECTED IN THE FOLLOWING BLOG. WISCONSIN DEFEATS ARIZONA 85-78 Two Big Ten Conference teams in the Elite 8 (Wisconsin, MSU) I will be showing my Big Ten Conference bias by only giving the…

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NCAA Sweet 16 Musings and Highlights (3/27/15)

Highlight of the Night – #7 MSU Spartans defeat #3 Oklahoma 62-58 – I have to admit after watching all the NCAA Tournament games going into Friday night’s games, I felt like a marathon runner that “hit a wall.”  Waiting for Michigan State’s game, I had no idea how I was going to make it…

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NCAA Sweet 16 Musings and Highlights (3/26/15)

Highlight of the Night – #3 Notre Dame defeats #7 Wichita St. 81-70 – Notre Dame started the game strong and within the first five minutes they were leading the game 15-5 and shooting 6-7 from the field.  Wichita St. was up against a team with the 2nd best shooting percentage (50.9%) in the NCAA and by…

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Gabby’s NCAA March Madness Sweet 16 Bracket Analysis

The next two days will determine if my mom and I will be wildly celebrating MSU, Notre Dame and Wisconsin making it to the elite eight, somewhat celebrating if at least two teams make it to the next round (ok, if it is MSU and Notre Dame we will still be wildly celebrating), barely celebrating…

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My Mom Is Driving Me Mad With NCAA March Madness

It is official, my mother is driving me mad over NCAA March Madness.  As you may have noticed from the previous few posts, my mother spent the last four days in front of her TV, computers and iPad completely lost in NCAA March Madness, and when I say completely lost I mean completely lost, and you…

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NCAA March Madness Road to Sweet 16 Musings and Highlights (3/22/15)

Highlight of the Day – #7 MSU Spartans defeat #2 Virginia 60-54 –  An exciting game from start to finish that began with Coach Izzo’s MSU Spartans having a hot start thanks to Travis Trice who scored 13 of MSU’s first 15 points.  By the end of the 1st half, MSU was leading 23-18 after having…

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NCAA March Madness Road to Sweet 16 Musings and Highlights (3/21/15)

Highlight of the Day – #3 Notre Dame defeats #6 Butler 67-64 – Of course, the game I was waiting for all day had to be a tension filled dramatic game that went into overtime.  A little of everything in this game:  an early 10 point lead by Notre Dame squandered for a 2 point lead at…

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NCAA March Madness Musings and Highlights (3/20/15)

  Highlight of the Day – The MSU Spartans proving once again that Tom Izzo has his team ready to play at tournament time as the #7 Spartans defeated #10 Georgia 70-63.  The Spartans displayed tremendous energy; a great running game; excellent leadership by Travis Trice; Branden Dawson, Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice led the team…

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