…look for the good

On this, the first post-Golden Globe Flick Friday, a time I might traditionally talk about those forgotten by this year’s nominations, I find myself reflecting on a certain kind of optimism. Not the blind, everything will turn our alright kind, but the kind that always looks for the best in people. Let’s call it the Mary…

…Transport

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives.” ~ Roald Dahl, “Matilda” Happy Book Lovers Day! While every season is a good time to pick up a book, there’s something special about summer reading. Which is why it makes perfect sense that Book Lovers Day would…

…Be Outrageous

“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable…” ~Matilda, “Matilda”  In case the quote didn’t give it away, today is Roald Dahl Day! Today marks what would have been the beloved author’s 100th…

…simmer down

The human eye is a wondrous thing, but it’s nothing without the human mind.  And, sometimes that mind creates some fantastic images. It allows us to see fluffy bunnies prance across the sky on a clear day.  We may glimpse a human face in the bark of a tree or the face of a cliff…

…find life under the sea

The world record for number of imaginations crushed at one time was set this week as the U.S. National Ocean Service made an official statement regarding the existence of mermaids.  The aptly named NOS has now officially denied the existence of mermaids. Do you hear that?  Is it the ocean?  No, it’s the sound of…