Five Minute Friday: Grateful

Truth by Maya Angelou

I tried something I’ve never tried before, and I posted a one-question survey on Facebook asking for your vote on what post to share this Friday.  And you surprised me with your results. Freewriting!  By George, you wanted freewriting!  So, freewriting you shall get, my dears. Five Minute Friday It has actually been nearly a year since my last Five Minute Friday post, and I was eager to bring it back today.  For those of {read more…}

Les Misérables: Start Getting Excited

I’m sometimes skeptical when a new movie comes out, and it’s the millionth version of a story we’ve seen time and time again.  You know what I’m talking about right?  Spiderman.  Again. Robin Hood.  Again.  A Christmas Carol.  Again.  Again.  And again. Such was my prejudice when I first heard they were doing another film adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel, Les Misérables.  I thought, “Didn’t they just release the remake with Liam Neeson?”  Then, Mark looked it up {read more…}