Lights. Camera. Action!

There are some books that you read and can actually see them play out on the big screen. Aside from authors wanting their own books made into a movie, some reads just naturally make your thoughts go there. Maybe you think of the actors/actresses, or you love the setting, or you want to be visually moved, scared, or romanced. For […]

Here’s a Little Secret

I don’t like gore, but I do like a fright! For many reasons, I was never into horror movies or books because I just can’t stomach the torture and blood for shock value or realistic horror that gets to my psyche. Sometimes though, the pounding of my heart from being scared is exhilarating—but only once in a great while. This […]

Always the Last to Know

A repost for National Poetry Month. I wanted to look into something original, interesting that I could share about poetry. In my quest to find a fun-fact tidbit, I learned some facts about a childhood movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Of course, I’m talking about the chocolate factory with Gene Wilder from 1971. Before I connect the movie […]

Let’s Talk Television

Since living in Germany, I probably watch more television series than when I lived in the States. Maybe it’s my way of connecting with English speakers. Maybe it helps my creativity, which it has in the past. Whatever the reason, the television shows I watch have an underlying commonality. They all kick ass in one way or another. *Stretches and […]

Fifty Shades of Kanye

I’m not much for watching award shows; however, I do get some insight as to what happens on them through the media. Collections of reads are the basis for my comments. Everyone has been talking about Kanye West’s behavior toward Beck. Several artists, such as John Legend, thought Kanye’s walk on stage was funny when Beck won for Album of […]

Dimmed Stars – Fate or Choices we make

We’ve all experienced those curveballs in life. Some are traumatic while some just leave us scratching our butts or cursing. Such as when we plan to head out of town for the weekend, but the boss makes weekend work mandatory. Or even small simple things like grabbing a cup of coffee before work only to realize we never put the […]