Favorites of 2013

Source: parablesblog.blogspot.com

Source: parablesblog.blogspot.com

With just over three weeks left in 2013, here are some of my favorites for the year, subject to last-minute change before January 1st.






  • Movie – Gravity
  • Runner-up – Dallas Buyer’s Club
  • Actor in a movie – Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyer’s Club and in Mud
  • Actress in a movie – Sandra Bullock in Gravity
  • Supporting Actor in a movie – Jared Leto in Dallas Buyer’s Club
  • Supporting Actress in a movie – Jennifer Garner in Dallas Buyer’s Club



  • New option – Mayday button on Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX
  • App – Smart Compass (whether intended or not, I love the play on words)
  • Online shopping website – Amazon.com



  • Sports play – Auburn’s victory over Alabama in the Iron Bowl
  • Runner-up – Andy Murray winning the men’s title at Wimbledon
  • Third – Tony Kanaan winning the Indy 500
  • Fourth – Michigan State’s victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship football game
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