The March Sisters

The American classic Little Women has had a resurgence in popularity. Since the latest adaptation, it has developed a new following and Orchard House, the home of Louisa May Alcott, has received more visitors as of late than in previous decades. I hadn’t picked up Little Women in a decade and recently reread it. Not... Continue Reading →

Bonding Time: Frequency and Family

Losing a parent is a formative event in a person’s life, separating everything that came before from everything that comes after. The degree of this feeling must increase exponentially if someone is a child when this happens, instead of being an adult as I was when my dad passed away. Films and TV shows often... Continue Reading →

It Runs in the Family: Blue Bloods

Blue Bloods follows a family of New York cops as they face the difficulties of political and social issues, criminal activities, and… teaching their teenagers how to drive. Each episode features at least one scene of this close-knit Catholic family seated around the dinner table, talking out the week’s activities and receiving wisdom from one... Continue Reading →

Anne of Green Gables

I first met Anne Shirley when I was around 13. I quickly fell in love with the spunky, outspoken, and imaginative orphan. When first you meet Anne, she’s waiting at the train station for her new family. She’s imagined how it will be, how they will love her, how they will accept her into their... Continue Reading →

Jan / Feb 2021: “Family”

In this issue, we explore family dynamics, dysfunctional families, likable families, and makeshift families, born or chosen, from the March Sisters to Blue Bloods. Please join us in exploring the good, the bad, and the remarkable influences family can have on the individual. Articles go live on the assigned date. IN THIS ISSUE: Jan 2:... Continue Reading →

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