Rest Around the Fire

Long nights, early mornings, and meeting deadlines was the order of this past week.  I spent Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning in the editing room to get our film ready to show guest critics on Wednesday (only to sadly be told there is still a lot of work to be done), I spent Thursday working … More Rest Around the Fire

the discipline to talk out of the part of yourself that can love instead of the part that just wants to be loved.. (From Mockingbird)

the discipline to talk out of the part of yourself that can love instead of the part that just wants to be loved.. (From Mockingbird) (Click the title) Like great writing, art, music, etc., a good life comes from having the discipline to love others rather than just fulfilling our desire to feel/be loved. From … More the discipline to talk out of the part of yourself that can love instead of the part that just wants to be loved.. (From Mockingbird)

Music Monday: Summer Songs, Justin Timberlake Edition

Justin Timberlake. Mouseketeer, N’Sync member, funny man, and beautiful singer. Proof that good things do come out of Memphis. When the temperature starts to rise, I just can’t help but listen to his songs. There are so many great ones for summer! I may or may not have blasted these songs after UCF last Wednesday … More Music Monday: Summer Songs, Justin Timberlake Edition

20 Years

April 6, 1994 marked the first day of the Rwandan genocide. Today is the 20th anniversary of that bleak day. Most of us are familiar with some of the gory details of that mass slaughter thanks to Hotel Rwanda.  It’s a topic I have become very well acquainted with thanks to my honors paper on the … More 20 Years

Sweet Surprise

    After spending two hours on the phone only to find out that I can’t afford insurance/get any tax credit for it (I make too little and my state decided not to expand Medicaid–hence I’m part of the “Medicaid gap”) and being overwhelmed with emotion, I got ready to head to the editing room. … More Sweet Surprise