Family By Name Only

"Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family." Whenever I see commercials or television shows about happy families, I sometimes think to myself, "I wonder what that's like?" When my parents were still married, I remember us going to visit relatives for their birthday's, anniversaries, and every other weekend at my …

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Favorite Yarns For Knitting / Crochet

"The only difference between an experienced knitter and new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold, there are no terrible consequences in knitting." - quote by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee There are so many different types of yarn that can be used for either knitting or crochet. Mohair, Cashmere, Alpaca, Cotton, Merino …

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Movies With Subtitles…Yes! – short list of my favorite foreign films.

"I think cinema has this beautiful component. It's a universal language." - quote by Paolo Sorrentino I never saw a foreign film until my late twenties. I had heard that some people didn't like watching them because of the subtitles, but I wanted to try them anyway, and I'm very glad that I did because …

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Hiding From Scary Intruder – Childhood Memory

"You can't stop being afraid just by pretending everything that scares you isn't there." - quote by Michael Marshall We were visiting my grandmother one night, me, my sister, and our parents. One of my aunts was also living there with her husband. My father and my uncle decided to go out for a few …

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Favorite Classic Movies To Watch When It’s Raining

“Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.” - Quote by Alfred Hitchcock In California, where I live, it hardly ever rains. But on days like today, where it's been raining for most of the day, I'd much rather be at home, looking out, tucked under a blanket, …

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