Into the Woods

Hello, hello, hello dear readers! I hope you all are having a lovely Thursday. I can assure you I am, as I get to write about something I’ve wanted to write about for a while now. A song! (But what do you mean, you’ve posted on songs before. Like Here Comes a Thought from Steven Universe.) Yes! … More Into the Woods

Tamer of Horses

Good Thursday readers! I hope you all had a happy and safe Halloween. For those of you who don’t or didn’t celebrate this year, I hope you had a happy Tuesday. 🙂 This week, we are looking at Greek mythology in the form of legend. Focusing on characters from Homer’s The Iliad. In Homer’s The Iliad the … More Tamer of Horses

Yin Yang Myths Part Three: Life and Death

Part Three of my Yin Yang myths series is about Life and Death. To talk about Life and Death, I’ve decided to use the medium of Catherynne M. Valente’s Deathless, a modern retelling of the Russian folktale Marya Morevna, set in World War II-era St. Petersberg. Then, known as Leningrad. For those of you unfamiliar with the tale … More Yin Yang Myths Part Three: Life and Death

Stuart Brown’s Play (aka why adults should let children draw on walls and join them)

Good Thursday my readers! I hope your week has treated you well. As you know from my last blog post on Anne of Green Gables, today’s post is on Stuart Brown’s book Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. Or Play, for short. In this day and age of technology, urgency, … More Stuart Brown’s Play (aka why adults should let children draw on walls and join them)

Goblin Market

That’s a fantastic title isn’t it? And I’m not saying it to pat myself on the back. The title actually belongs to Christina Rosetti’s poem, Goblin Market. Written in 1862, Goblin Market is a tale recognized for its religious content. Many an academic journal and college paper will expand on Goblin Market‘s religious themes and messages, concluding them … More Goblin Market

Here Comes a Thought

I found myself talking about mental illness with someone recently, in which I had said, “Disorder is basically dis-order, or disorganized.” There is nothing wrong with a person, was what I was trying to get at, their brain is just different. Now, I’m not a psychologist or psych. student, but I was diagnosed with depression at … More Here Comes a Thought