I started this blog with one daughter, kept it up with the other, to spend time together doing something we enjoyed.
However, things change and people evolve. My daughters are older, busier, and not as interested in writing.
From now on this blog will be mostly mom with occasional contributions from my daughters and maybe even my husband.
Nothing else will change. We'll still focus on sharing fun places to go, fun things to do, and more, and we would  still love to hear your views too

Monday, December 26, 2016

Monthly Mash-up for December, 2016 New Year's Resolutions and Fathom Events Presentation of Allegiance the Musical

Me - My topic for this month is New Year's resolutions. I usually make New Year's resolutions but I can hardly ever keep them. In the past, I have made New Year's Resolutions like keeping my room neater or exercising more. I start out keeping my resolutions, but it is just so hard to keep them up for the entire year. In fact, so far, I have never been able to keep them up for whole year, but I keep trying. I am not sure what my resolution will be there for this year, but I will probably make one. I will decide within the next week whether I will make a resolution this year or not. I like to make New Year's resolutions but I wish I could keep them.

I was given a free ticket to Allegiance for review purposes. Any and all opinions expressed here are our own.

Mom- My topic for this month is Fathom Events and Allegiance the Musical. Unfortunately, I never got to see the show Allegiance when it briefly ran on Broadway from October 2015 through February 2016. However, I was able to see it in the movie theater this month when it was presented by Fathom Events. While nothing beats live theater, Fathom events is the next best thing. If you sit close enough sometimes you almost forget your not actually watching the show live. You get so caught up in it, you keep finding yourself wanting to clap even though the performers aren't really there to hear you.

Allegiance is about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. It starred George Takei and was loosely based on his life story. It also starred Telly Leung and Lea Salonga, the latter of whom is most famously known as Kim in the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon. Allegiance is a very touching story that really gives you a deep understanding of what Japanese Americans went through. The acting and singing is excellent and the show has some nice songs too. The show is also very timely in the wake of all the acts of prejudice that have been springing up following the results of the recent Presidential election. It shows the direction where all that prejudice can lead. It is definitely a show worth seeing. The show was presented through a partnership between Broadway HD and Fathom Events, a partnership which will be bringing more stage shows to movie theaters in the future. The next stage show to be coming to movie theaters will be the Disney musicla Newsies. Newsies will be presented on February 16, 18 and 22, 2017. For more about Allegiance the musical visit http://allegiancemusical.com/. For more about Fathom Events visit http://www.fathomevents.com/list-all. For more about Broadway HD visit https://www.broadwayhd.com/index.php. For more about Newsies visit

And that's our view. What's on your mind?

Tune in tomorrow for Tips for Tuesday.


  1. My talking topic that I really need some help with is about Domestic Violence. My daughter was with an abuser for five years. After he used, abused, ran her down into the ground and took all her money that she had. Now he is smearing her name all over the place. I want to find an attorney to sue him in a court of law I have contacted the Domestic Violence hot-line and have to say, they were not much help at all.

  2. Thank you for the suggestion. I am sorry your daughter cannot get the help she needs. Maybe, you should try legal aid and they can steer you in the right direction. Thank you for visiting our blog and for your comment.