Try Not to Cry

I've had a handful of emotional moments in the last few days. Not sure what the deal is... But I thought I'd share a video and challenge you to watch it without crying. It's a tough one... It's a little girl watching a scene from The Chipmunk Adventure where the Chipettes are singing a sad … Continue reading Try Not to Cry


10 Scenes That Will Make Me Cry Every Time

I want to start out by saying this isn't the post I intended to write today. No, my plan was to write a story based on Paul's challenge. However, as I was writing, I really didn't like where it was going. So I scrapped it. So, Paul, I apologize. Your story is next and it … Continue reading 10 Scenes That Will Make Me Cry Every Time

A to Z Challenge – Inside Out

Inside Out 2015 Directed by Pete Docter Quick synopsis... When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her Emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness work together, but when Joy and Sadness get lost, they must journey through unfamiliar places to get back home. I find the depiction … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Inside Out

I Suffer From RBF, Part II

I'm sure you can tell from the title that this is the sequel to a post I wrote some time ago. To recap: RBF stands for "Resting Bitch Face" and it's something I definitely have. I have this tendency to look stressed out or super angry when my face is just at rest with no … Continue reading I Suffer From RBF, Part II

Question of the Week #127

When did you last cry in front of another person? by yourself? I did both just this week. And if you've been keeping up with recent posts, you probably already know that. By myself, it was while I was writing and later proofreading the post I wrote here... In front of someone else was when … Continue reading Question of the Week #127

Rewatching Angel – Episode 6

Welcome to Rewatching Angel, the part of the blog where I rewatch the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off: Angel. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love these shows so many years ago. Sense and Sensitivity Some sketchy guy is being chased down by Detective Kate. … Continue reading Rewatching Angel – Episode 6

I Suffer From RBF

Due to the fact that this blog is usually a mostly G-rated blog, a disclaimer: I will be using some words... possibly just the one word... that could be considered inappropriate in polite conversation. It's one of those words that I would not dare to use in front of my grandmother. And so, Mamaw, I … Continue reading I Suffer From RBF

Moved to Tears

I’m not an emotional person. At least, I’ve never considered myself an emotional person. Well, not an overly emotional person. I’ve always prided myself on my ability to control my feelings. When I’m feeling happy, it’s because I allow myself to feel happy. When I’m angry, it’s because I allow myself to be angry… or … Continue reading Moved to Tears

Question of the Week #102

How close and warm is your family? Do you feel your childhood was happier than most other people's? I'm not sure that I would necessarily call my family close or warm. When I was at my grandmother's for Christmas, I came to the realization that I hadn't seen my aunt or uncle since Christmas last … Continue reading Question of the Week #102

Taylor’s Grief

The funeral was over. Most of the people who had gathered afterward had already left. This allowed Taylor Steele to finally get busy cleaning the house. She was done talking to people. She did not want to hear anymore platitudes from well-meaning people expressing condolences. Taylor really did appreciate those people and their thoughts and … Continue reading Taylor’s Grief