Release Date: December 19, 2018 Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury, Dick van Dyke, Julie Walters. IMDB Synopsis: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with… Continue reading Reel Life: Mary Poppins Returns & Defiant Joy
Hello, all. It has been awhile…like, I’m ashamed at how long it has been since I have written anything. I’m trying desperately to reconnect with some inspiration after a long, hot, and hard Summer. The crisp mornings and chilly evenings have done wonders for my soul, and I can feel tiny sparks of wonder and… Continue reading Magical Mondays
Since the flu is spreading like wildfire, along with all sorts of other winter germies and I am fighting off some sort of illness, I decided to focus on the plague for this Medieval Monday segment. The Black Death rampaged across Europe during the 1300’s. For 5 years, the disease would kill over 20 million… Continue reading Medieval Mondays: Bless You!
Release Date: December 15, 2017 Cast: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, and Bobby Cannavale IMDB Synopsis: “Ferdinand, is a a giant bull with a big heart. he is mistaken for a dangerous beast and is captured and torn from his home and family. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the… Continue reading Reel Life: Ferdinand & the Strength of Our Identity
How much can change in 365 days??? I know people always say that…. I honestly never believed it. My life just seemed so set in stone. My relationships (for good or for ill) were what they were. I couldn’t imagine doing life without any of my “we.” I had loyally planted my flag as a… Continue reading Happy Anniversary: A Broken Way to A Brave Life
Bet you didn’t know that Xerox (yes, the copier company) originated in the Medieval Period. Before you shout out, “No Way!”or tell me to check my sources…bear with me! Before the advent of the printing press, manuscripts were printed by hand by monks in monasteries. Texts were copied and illuminated in small cubicles or in… Continue reading Medieval Mondays: Xerox
I’m a History Major, and I was a museum worker for six years. Part of the complication with history is coming to terms with the unsavory bits. Every culture, every country, and every religion has them. They are the parts that we wish we could gloss over. They are the moments and the actions that… Continue reading Hate or History