As a young girl and even a teenager, I was in love with the Jackson 5. These brothers were talented and handsome in their own unique ways. I loved Michael the best because he and I both were born in 1958. As the entertainer began morphing into an entirely different look, I began losing my connection to him. Many African Americans and possibly those of other races thought he was ashamed of being black. After he died, there were fans who said they had no idea he was African American and assumed he was indeed white.
The Thanksgiving holiday has something unique in common with the children's poem Mary had a little lamb. Both of them came about because of the same woman. She was born Sarah Josepha Buell in Newport, New Hampshire. Her father, Captain Gordon Buell, was a Revolutionary War veteran. Sarah was homeschooled by her mother Martha Whittlesay Buell and her older brother Horatio who had attended Dartmouth College. In 1811 Sarah became a schoolteacher and that same year met David Hale whom she wed on October 23, 1813. The couple had five children but sadly, after only 9 years of marriage David Hale passed away in 1822.
Daytime drama continues to evolve and become more interesting due to the coronavirus. The actors are dealing with many changes such as being tested for COVID 19, practicing social distancing, and doing their own hair and makeup. The romance department has had some unusual alterations which turn out to be benefits for married couples. Soap Dirt recently revealed that actor Lawrence Saint-Victor has had to hug a mannequin on The Bold and the Beautiful when his character Carter Walton is involved in love scenes with Zoe Buckingham. The spoiler adds that when it comes to kissing, the veteran daytime star's wife Shay Flake Saint-Victor steps in.
Saved by the Bell was a popular Saturday morning show on NBC during the 1990s. It followed the lives of 6 teenagers, Zack, Kelly, Lisa, Screech, Slater, and Jessie as they maneuvered their way through high school at Bayside high. Zack was the prankster, Slater the jock, and Screech was the nerd. Lisa was the fashionista, Kelly the popular girl, and Jessie was the smart one. There were two spinoff series as well as a television movie, where Zack and Kelly got married in Hawaii. The program ran from August 1989 until May 1993.
Every writer wants to be successful and when you see it happen for others you become more motivated. There have been a few success stories shared on Vocal.media where creators have written articles that went viral. That's wonderful but realistically is not the norm. There is nothing wrong with having that goal in mind and attempting to achieve it. In the meantime, there is something else you can be doing that will benefit you in the long term. The one major way to ensure that your income on Vocal is steady is to keep writing. Don't become discouraged and give up because good things do come to those who wait.
There has been a tradition in America where outgoing First Ladies extend kindness to the FLOTUS who will succeed them. Laura Bush graciously reached out to Michelle Obama and offered to help her in any way that she could in the role of First Lady. Mrs. Obama did d the same for Melania Trump but was met with fierce resistance. Melania’s representative said she was an independent woman who did not need help and would navigate the role of First Lady on her own terms. Donald Trump’s wife did however accept an invitation from Michelle Obama for tea. The five presidents' wives before Melania Trump got along well and even posed for photos together.