Monthly Archives: July 2017

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – A Perspective Review, Part 1



Indiana Jones continues to be one of the most beloved properties of all feature film time. From the original in 1981, to the sequels in 1984 and 1989, to the 1992 television-based Young Indianan Jones series, to the feature film that shall not be named – Indy, his stories, and his legacy continues to inspire … Continue reading Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – A Perspective Review, Part 1


Doing the Right Thing with Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes



Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes is gabbing about doing the right thing – whether its building homes, being involved with the home building industry or living life.  Prior to discovering this passion for homebuilding, Kim had a 20-year career in television and radio. He has served the Home Builders Association of St. Louis in many capacities … Continue reading Doing the Right Thing with Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes


Daylighting from the Fifth Wall with Mike Chance of Velux



Mike Chance of Velux has been a champion of daylighting for years.  Velux has impacted the idea of daylighting and brought lighting into our homes and buildings from the fifth wall. “The fifth wall is the undecorated wall which is really the ceiling.” Bringing in light from above is the absolute best way to daylight a … Continue reading Daylighting from the Fifth Wall with Mike Chance of Velux


Putting on the Home & Garden Show



This episode is the first of a series which were recorded live at the St. Louis Home & Garden Show in collaboration with the Home Builders Association of St. Louis. We kick off the series with Ellen Viehmann gabbing about what all goes into planning the show. Ellen shares the ins and outs of what … Continue reading Putting on the Home & Garden Show


Spider-Man: A Perspective Review Series



He’s one of the most beloved characters in comics. Since 1963, we’ve loved Spider-Man. Whether it be because he’s “just like us with ordinary personal and familial problems”, or just because he can stick to walls and spin webs, ol’ webhead makes us all weak in the knees when it comes to nostalgia. Another feature … Continue reading Spider-Man: A Perspective Review Series


Resource Efficiency – Regional Materials



Shopping and buying locally or regionally supports our local community and region, and applies for materials and products for our home.  While helping your neighbors in your community and region thrive in business, this practice also contributes to a home being green or greener. Regional influence and the community’s influence really does make a difference, and … Continue reading Resource Efficiency – Regional Materials


The Transformers Perspective Review Series



We can all remember the days of television-based leader called “Optimus Prime”. The unmitigated fear instilled by the vocal tones of a transforming pistol called ‘Megatron”. There was a lot to love back in the early 80’s when The Transformers weren’t only on screens worldwide, but in our toy boxes, imaginations, sketchbooks and more. Michael … Continue reading The Transformers Perspective Review Series