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The Magic of Stardust & Stormhold
Many fantasy stories have stolen my heart over the years and for different reasons. Harry Potter is full of amazing places, Percy Jackson and the Olympians turns people's flaws into their strengths, and The Chronicles of Narnia is the perfect form of escapism. But as much as I love Hogwarts, Camp Half Blood, and Narnia there is one magical land that seems to encompass the best of all worlds. And that is the kingdom of Stormhold.
7 Most Inappropriate Sibling Relationships in TV and Movies
Television and movies have given the world some great character relationships over the years, but like the double edged sword it is, they've also given us some not so great character relationships. And today I want to focus on some of the not so great (and just inappropriate) on screen sibling relationships. Buckle up, because for every T'Challa and Shuri, there seems to be multiple sibling relationships that are hellbent on triggering people's fight or flight reflexes.
Colors of Liberty
Red A nation birthed from the desire to be free The color of pale men who didn't belong in the African sun The blood spilled to preserve an identity untouched by a new world
The trial of Calvin Jamison was all anyone was talking about those days. It was as if he had just killed his best friend the day before but in reality, it had been almost a year.
The Spider and The String
Kids are often credited with being the most imaginative beings on the planet, but I've learned that parents can be just as creative as well. For centuries and possibly millennia, parents have made up bedtime stories to not only send kids off to dreamland, but also to teach them valuable lessons. During the early 2000s, my mom was one of those parents who filled my childhood head with stories and sparked my love for storytelling.
Stories By LGBTQIA+ Vocal Creators & The Perfect Songs To Go With Them
Every time a new challenge is announced on Vocal that interests me, I jump at the chance to enter. That's the logical thing to do, right? And the most recent challenge that asked Vocal+ members to create a Pride Playlist seemed right up my alley considering that my playlists are full of songs by LGBTQIA+ artists. So I did what anyone would do in that moment and submitted my entry.
D.C. in July
Does July beckon to dreamers at night? Do trains only keep explorers waiting? Standing still in thick air and soft moonlight,
A Mother's Love in Her Mother Tongue
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” ‒Nelson Mandela