Courageous – In Theaters September 30

Sherwood Pictures latest movie, Courageous, hits movie theaters Sept 30th.  The official movie trailer for this movie was just released on their website.  Looks like the folks at Sherwood Pictures will be putting out another good movie.  Sherwood Pictures other movies include Flywheel, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof.  I have not been disappointed yet with any of their movies  My all time favorite movie by Sherwood is Facing the Giants. If you get a chance this fall, check out Courageous.

I also want to mention the movie, The Grace Card. I heard that the trailer for Courageous is played before they start this movie in the theater.   I have not seen it yet but there is a lot of buzz about this movie on the Internet.  It is not playing in too many theaters but if you do see it at your local theater, check it out and tell us what you think.


Squirrel Bridge – Longview, WA

On our trip home, we decided to stop by Longview in Washington to see the only known Squirrel Bridge in the world.  It was a good distraction for the kids and a good stop for us to stretch.  They knew our first stop on our trip would be the Nutty Narrows Bridge and the boy was looking forward to it.


Squirrels seem to be a running joke in my family. At my mom’s old house, my mom had a birdhouse full of seeds for the birds.  The bird house was more like a bird mansion.  Many times the local squirrels would hang out, eat up the seeds, and leave a huge mess.  Anytime my mom saw a squirrel eating the bird seeds, she would scream, run outside, and then choose her weapon of choice: a broom or the water hose.  Today, my mom no longer has squirrels in her backyard but we, her loving family, love to give her anything that has to do with squirrels.

Longview is about two hours south of Seattle and 1 hour north of Portland.  My mom and brother told us about the squirrel bridge and we knew we had to go.  My brother was planning to drive down there with us but he got sick.  Of course, as we drove it began to rain but when we arrived in Longview the rain had passed.  It took us awhile to find the street where the squirrel bridge is located at.  Eventually we drove back to the library and looked up.  We saw the bridge.  It is quite small but it is for squirrels.  The park next to the library does have a statue of a giant squirrel.