“Little” Guy is Back

How lucky many of us are.

To still have use of our legs to walk to our children’s softball games.

To still have our sight in order to soak up the drawings they submit to the fridge for approval.

To still have our hearing intact as we listen to them discuss hobbies that they start, abandon and then return to again.

Despite him being a wee bit nervous, I was jazzed listening to my youngest “little” guy talk himself back into creating content online. He’ll smooth things out along the way..as we all do. I love having opportunity to watch a youngster resuscitate interest in a task he found a bit too daunting earlier. There’s too many of us out there who consider the laying down of the task  in the first place as a sign of “trouble” or “defeat”. Youngsters are chock full of self drive; it’s up to us to EXPECT them to utilize it.

Eagerly express anticipation over WHEN he does his thing, not nervously question IF he will…that’s all.

He wishes to send his “Thanks a bunch” to all who took the time to check him out. Me too ;0)

This film, Candiland

May this film “Candiland” be for serial daters who ignore the wisdom of things being best in moderation….
that the film “Fatal Attraction” was for many naughty cheating spouses..and rabbit owners.

The Good Guy, Our Darth Vader

Long, long ago from an entertainment giant with a head jammed far, far inside its own keister..a spiteful wrong was committed against a good man.
Millions know him as the man who played Darth Vader, Mr. David Prowse.
You know, Darth Vader, the character which helped stuff the pockets of what many may consider to be one of the most unoriginal “talents” to have cobbled together success on account of an ability to mimic.
multiple film influences for Star Wars
from Lucas’s own words

“I am Your Father”
This is a documentary which..
-introduces us to the impressive actor David Prowse, his journey and outstanding citizenship.
-presents a shameful example of petty “grown” men who hang on to petty grudges.
Best of all, it’s an impressive example of one good hearted man’s determination to right a wrong committed against another good hearted man.

May the day come when our progeny automatically  fight for one another in such ways; even in a time far, far away ..when petty “giants and geniuses” are no longer richly rewarded for their spitefulness, never mind their unoriginality.

Now, let’s go see THE man himself David Prowse’s website

Trusting and Truthing by Stan Dale

It’s an article originally published in 1985 by Mr. Stan Dale. 5028776_061207_1

Considering our communications have been woefully boiled down to deciphering texts on blank screens, manufactured selfies and barely anything else…have no doubt that this article is incredibly more relevant in issues to do with truth telling and truth withholding within the fragile securing of meaningful relationships than ever before.

Click the following link to enjoy

Trusting and Truthing; An Honest Look at the Effects of Dishonesty

A Hot Bunch o’ Hypocrites

I thought that when beautiful brown sisters climbed the stage to share in the spotlight with beautiful white sisters, all would finally be ‘fair’.
I see that’s not what’s going down.

Despite being the peanut butter colored  gal that I am, I’m highly peeved over this large-scale and near silent “phasing out” of the white woman’s representation in media imagery.
How can this be “fair” or “equal” on any sane or logical scale? It’s not.

This isn’t the Equality we’re nitpicking apart and being instigated into fighting each other over, is it?
It’s stone cold hypocritical. It feels downright spiteful-when you consider  how afraid we are to express an opinion anymore.
Let there be even the slightest suspicion  over, let’s say for instance,  manipulation of the image of a non-white? Watch out.
You won’t even be able to count the amount of ridiculous debates and angry accusations on how “racist” white people “are” that will follow.

Could you IMAGINE the uproar there would be if the concerns were reversed? If there was unfettered outrage over the beauty standard being primarily black? If celebrities were threatening action over their photos “being made to look too black”? omg.

You can almost feel Teutonic plates shifting as well, hm?

(I would have preferred to use appropriate quality clips found online, but I couldn’t find a single one of the original child- “Joanie”#1.
To keep things equal..as it should be..home fried presentations for both.
Many thanks for your patience)
These following snippets show even more than the tweaking of  shade in some lousy photo. A character was completely changed from, what appears to be, one ethnicity to another.

Video clip 1
An obviously White , red haired and blue eyed character daughter; who  resembles the birth mother
Video 2
…where the character daughter has completely morphed into a Hispanic looking, dark brown haired and eyed girl. Thus, “magically”  transformed, as if birthed straight from the hips of her stepmother. The Hispanic stepmother.

I’m sorry, that small example of blatant and commercial pandering is an insult. If not for the lack of respect for audience and”character continuity”….
…then for contributing to this creeping sense of “disposability” when referring to the value of the white members of our family.

For all the guilt that’s been shoved down our throats on what to say, when to say it and who to think it about.. how is it that a  character ethnicity change, such as the one described above, was executed so easily and there not be a fraction of bellyaching or complaint over it?
Because we truly are a hot bunch of hypocrites, that’s how.

(The show is “The Affair”, a good show. One of my top favs.
They’re simply doing their jobs {the actors} and making many of us happy.
They are not the manipulators and certainly not The Establishment as a controlling whole)
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