The long night bled into the morning, and I awoke with the sun high in the sky. It was nice to sleep late; I'd spent most of the last night with the stars and a blood-red moon. I rolled out of bed, and my feet cooled against the polished concrete.
The Art of Leaving.
We were leaving. Always leaving. The whys didn't really matter as much as the destination, but if you must know, we all had our reasons.
Parenting With Sustainability
Being a parent comes with great responsibility, not only to one's children but also to the planet. The truth is children go through clothing, diapers, gear, and food at a rapid rate. This in turn can affect the planet.
Lyrical Gas, Cars In Popular Music.
There are many songs specifically about cars. On the other side of the spectrum are songs that are not about cars but briefly mention cars or cars. I prefer the latter. I love cars and lyrics; it’s fun checking out tiny details within the words. For example on The Weeknd’s song Starboy he slipped in a ton of car references.
If You're Awaiting Amazon’s Invincible, Then Watch These Animated Films.
Will there come a time when animated film directors earn the honor of name recognition? Will there even be a Fellini, a Scorcese, a Fritz Lang, a Charles Burnett, a Godard, a Hitchcock or Stanley Kubrick of animation? Animated film hasn't earned the appreciation it deserves in the western world. The same feelings and worlds we access with live-action cinema can be found within the realm of animated cinema. In fact, in the right director's hand, or should I say eyes, an animated film can take us to places beyond our imaginations.
The First Black Person In America Was Not A Slave.
August 1619 is seen by many as the beginning of slavery in America, and by extension, the first time black feet graced American shores. In late August 1619, Virginia colonist John Rolfe wrote in his journal of the ship's arrival and “20 and odd” Africans on board. His journal entry has become the source for numerous citations on the start date of American slavery.
Francesca, On The Cusp.
Francesca was born at precisely 11:59 on December 31st, 1999. “You were on the cusp of being born in the new millennium!” Her nurse had said, slapping her bottom when she didn’t cry.
Five Quotes to Analyze Ourselves.
Fun fact since you’re here; I love a good quote! From a very young age I would scribble quotes in my notebooks from movies, books, and sometimes my dad. I even gave myself the nickname “platitude princess.”