Magnificent Musings, Writings

The “Up”s and Downs of Relationships

A few weeks ago I was watching Up, and I must admit that I was late to the party. The movie itself was charming and went from ordinary to strange very quickly. The entire first ten minutes were cinematic genius and for five of them, not a single word was uttered. I was in awe… Continue reading The “Up”s and Downs of Relationships

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Writings

Comics for my Daughter

After two letters to my daughter and one towards black women, I really spent a lot of time thinking about what young women go through in our world. How can I prepare my daughter or at least make her feel as powerful as I believe she can be? Who do girls look up to and… Continue reading Comics for my Daughter

Magnificent Musings, Writings

Moana, family, and leaving home

I saw Disney's Moana today and cried. If you have not seen it yet, I recommend a good Google search, dollar theater, or getting it the moment it comes to a Red Box near you. It was everything I possibly could have hoped for from a modern Disney movie and more. It had a more… Continue reading Moana, family, and leaving home