Last night I got to see Planet Earth, a spectacular series on the Discovery Channel. The videography was amazing, with rare photos of some amazing places and animals on Earth. This 11-part mini-series is like having National Geographic in video, narrated by Sigourney Weaver. It is worth making it a priority to watch — a perfect tax season break!

I remember as a kid sitting with my family on Sunday evenings to watch a Disney movie (I seem to remember “The Love Bug!”). In an era of multiple TVs, video games and the Internet, this series gives you an excuse to gather your family together for a night of wonder. Once I got my older teen-age boys to take a look, even they were mesmerized …

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