"I cannot believe I'm up here chasing a fairytale!" I yell, knowing that the only reason I'm talking out loud is to keep the slowly growing fear in my stomach at bay. I hike my drenched hoodie over my drenched head and keep plodding along, hoping to find either my guide or a cave or even a mountain lion to put me out of my misery.
Pumpkin tea, pumpkin decor, pumpkin frappuccinos, pumpkin soup, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin name badges, pumpkin ham sandwiches, pumpkin hats, pumpkin crackers, pumpkin air fresheners and the list goes on and on and on and on and on and on....
For about 100 pages, I felt justified in the pre-judgement of the book being a tragedy of a boy pining in prison. But the triumph of thinking so had come too late; I was already lost in the drama...
When one considers the richness of benefits the Western Tradition offers and compares it to the failing modern education system, it is hard to understand how our culture has chosen the method of universal education over the individuality-encouraging, think-for-yourself heritage that worked so well for our forefathers.
Which is more important? Having a president who is all of the above and staunchly defends the sacredness of human life--like President Trump has done for the past four years--or someone who acts “presidential,” doesn’t tweet the first thought that comes to mind but actively supports the dismemberment and tossing away of pre-born citizens?
Zak thrives in the care of the people who treat him as they would want to be treated, who see him for who he is: a man who wants to live life and pursue his dream. In turn, Zak brings out the best in his friends, and proves to them that you don't require everything the world has to offer to be happy; all you need is the love of a makeshift family, a bit of duct tape, and a super cool wrestling name, like the Peanut Butter Falcon.
"Do you see anything?” Cora said, craning her neck to glimpse outside from where she sat. Baxter glanced at her and shook her dark head as she rapidly retreated back to the other side of the coach.
Yankee Doodle Dandy is a superb classic with witty dialogue, effortless acting, the sweetest romance, and most of all, rousing, soul-stirring music sequences written by Cohan himself which brings a tear to the eye and love of country in the heart.
...if you ask my humble opinion, crocodiles are dangerous reptiles that should not be trendy or touted as a fashion craze; they are vicious, mindless brutes of animals that will rip you to pieces before you have time to say "Smile (this will make a fantastic Instagram moment)!"
One day you are at the doctor’s office in the waiting room, patiently waiting for your monthly checkup when out of the blue a gnarly voice asks: “So, you’re one of those Bible thumping Jesus freaks huh?” Glancing around in surprise, you reply you are not a freak, but yes, you are a Christian, and how did they guess?