Author Archives: adsheehan

Why Mission: Impossible Still Works

Summer, 1996.  I was twelve, I’d just won the last battles of elementary school, and my dad, a long-time fan of the TV series, took me to see the big-screen adaptation of Mission: Impossible.   Advertisements

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Scratching and Success: Realm Makers 2018

I had the barbell about sixty percent of the way up when I heard God speak to me.  Now, I’d set up a convenient appointment earlier that day to hear from God, but He chose to wait until I was … Continue reading

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Marvel Cars, Ranked

Here’s a fun piece I wrote for “work.”

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Review: Songkeeper is both Brutal and Brilliant

When I reviewed part one of Gillian Bronte Adams’s Songkeeper Chronicles, Orphan’s Song, I reflected on her subversion of traditional YA fantasy tropes, slyly leading the audience into traps of surprising emotional depth.  If I approached book two, the eponymous … Continue reading

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On Rust and Restoration

My latest blog post is mostly about restoring a car, but partly about restoring a person.  You can find it on my work blog at StreetsideAuto.com.

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5 Flaws Movie Trailers Should Leave in 2015

I want to love trailers.  I waste time at work to watch them the moment they debut.  Typically I watch the first two trailers for any film, and then cut myself off until I see the film.  I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Gild First the Interior

“He overlaid the inside with pure gold.” – 2 Chronicles 3:3b This was the first decoration Solomon added to the temple.  It was not an external decoration, where all his hard work and expense could be justified to his people, … Continue reading

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