I reblogged a post from a fellow fantasy guru and I have to say it hit the nail right on the head. While his post may be considered "controversial" to some, I found it quite refreshing that someone has the guts to honestly say that diversity, in the political definition of the term, is not… Continue reading On Diversity Recap
I don’t remember ever despising books. I seem to have always savoured them, even as a very small child. However, I don’t think that this would be the case had I not been encouraged to read. It’s not like I come from a super rich family that could afford all of the new toys and gadgets. I am the product of a single mother who lived in her childhood home (with her parents and three brothers) for the first three years of my life. One…
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This year's biggest hit for film songs was probably "Happy" by Pharrell Williams for Despicable Me 2, and I know "Let It Go" for Frozen won the Academy Award, as it should, but let me ask you this, when "Happy" comes on the radio, can you resist the urge to dance? I didn't think so. … Continue reading How Essential is Happiness?
Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures out there today. I have had my share of women in my life who have served as additional mothers as I hope most of you do as well. Literature and film are riddled with moms, most of whom inspire us to be better people. … Continue reading Mothers in Literature