Saudade

β€œThe Portuguese call it saudade: a longing for something so indefinite as to be indefinable. Love affairs, miseries of life, the way things were, people already dead, those who left and the ocean that tossed them on the shores of a different land β€” all things born of the soul that can only be felt.” … Continue reading Saudade

The Longevity of Happiness

The following is more like a set of philosophical questions than a blog post, but with all of the tribulation happening all over the world these days, it's something I've been pondering for a while now. I thought I'd throw this out there to the universe and see what happens. How do you take emotions … Continue reading The Longevity of Happiness

Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started

Today starts a 3-day weekend here in America for Labor Day! The hammock, under an old pecan tree in my backyard, is beckoning me and I shall answer its call. The piles of laundry that need washing? They can wait. The students' math tests that I brought home to grade? Maybe I'll get around to … Continue reading Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started

Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

DC Comics/ Warner Bros. After many, many long months since issuing the first trailer and waiting through the pandemic after yet more pushed back release dates, Wonder Woman 1984 was finally released in America back on Christmas! Unfortunately, my city, like many others around the US, is on lock-down, and so all of the theaters … Continue reading Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984

the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

The idea for this post came from my cousin, Jen. Her suggestion came at a time when I was running out of ideas, so she saved me from writer's block and/or writing about something lame. Thanks, Jen! She might guest-write a post for me one of these days, so be sure to check back! The … Continue reading the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays