Early Monday Moments-Shooting Stars

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Don’t miss the Perseid meteor shower with an abundant of shooting stars flashing per hour in the night sky.  Nature’s celestial fireworks might be best seen in the Northern Hemisphere after midnight before sunrise on Monday morning aka tonight.  Let’s hope it is not too cloudy and try to get away from city lights!  So get comfy, look up and enjoy the beauty of nature shining.  For more information click here.

Upcoming Disney Projects

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Walt Disney Studios revealed many of their upcoming live action films at the 2013 D23 Expo yesterday.  Some of the magical standouts were “Into the Woods,” “Cinderella,” “Maleficent,” and “Saving Mr. Banks.

The “Into the Woods” cast seems delightful with Meryl Streep as the Witch, Johnny Depp as the Wolf, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine to name a few others.  Recent casting decisions include casting Sophia Grace Brownlee as Little Red Riding Hood and Daniel Huttlestone as Jack.  People might recognize Sophia Grace from her appearances on Ellen DeGeneres’s show and Daniel from playing Gavroche is the movie “Les Miserables.”  Rob Marshall is set to direct known for directing the movies “Chicago,” “Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” etc.

This fairytale-themed musical is set to premier in theaters December 2014.

For more information about Disney’s upcoming projects click here.

Monday Moments

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Bethany Hamilton lost her left arm in a shark attack while surfing leading to 60% blood loss on October 31, 2003.  However, her tenacity and hope to move forward was not lost and is infused in her actions to continue surfing and to share her inspiring story.  To find out more about her please click here to visit her website.

“I’ve learned life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone, you need to get right back up, because you never know what’s over the next wave… and if you have faith, anything is possible, anything at all.”-Bethany Hamilton