[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e don’t have a review of Maidentrip (because we haven’t seen it yet), but I’ve been wanting to learn more about this adventurous girl, Laura Dekker, who controversially set out to sail around the world–alone–at just fourteen years old. Her voyage takes two years, and she documents the trip (including stops in the Galapagos Islands, …

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[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]n the investigative documentary film, The Invisible War, Kori Ricoh describes, in horrific, heart-wrenching detail, a violent encounter with an enemy while serving in the Coast Guard. “He screamed at me, and he made me come in, and he grabbed my arm,” she says, sobbing, “And he raped me in his berthing area.” The …

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[divider]In Brief[/divider] A small outdoor company based in Jackson Hole, Stio makes clothing that is the perfect combination of fashion and function. The Tenon Jacket (comes in black or grey) and is a warm fall and winter jacket that has the same warmth and durability as technical wear but looks chic and trim. It is …

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[divider]In Brief[/divider] Ever wanted to build your own sailboat to tool around in? Chesapeake Light Craft hooks it up. Plans do not include instructions on how to sail, so, for that, you’re on your own. [divider]Where To  Find It[/divider] Chesapeake Light Craft

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…brought to you by someone who never has–and never will–see The Notebook. Click image to enlarge and choose your own adventure/destiny. For tweet-sized reviews of some of the movies listed, scroll down! About a Boy: Endearing to the max. Hugh Grant singing Killing Me Softly is such a great scene. Superb soundtrack. — Sara Kay …

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here are few things in life I adore more than a strong, courageous, independent, kickass female adventurer protagonist gracing the pages of a young adult novel. You know the young women I’m talking about*: Caddie Wodlawn, Jo March, Hermione Granger, Cassie Logan, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Katniss Everdeen, Meg Murry, Scout Finch, Claudia Kincaid, and Anne …

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