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This Ain’t a Fairy Tale V: All of Us

Miss Minchin: Don’t tell me you still fancy yourself a princess? Child, look around you! Or better yet, look in the mirror. Sara Crewe: I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even … Continue reading

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This Ain’t a Fairy Tale IV

I love this scene in Big Bang Theory. In fact, I just plain love Amy Farrah Fowler and think she’s a wonderful addition to the show and totally too good for Sheldon. This felt like such a true moment. Sheldon … Continue reading

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This Ain’t a Fairy Tale III: Goodbye, Norma Jean

I remember a moment when I was a little girl, probably in second or third grade. I asked my mother – not in so few words – when I was going to get an hourglass figure. I was looking forward … Continue reading

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This Ain’t a Fairy Tale II :: Costumes

I’m a child of the classic Disney generation. Most of the present generation will know Disney/Pixar animation, but not the best of the Disney fairy tale days. We all know there’s some problematic elements to the Disney movies (what popular … Continue reading

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From Writing to Reality

Last weekend, I participated in my voice teacher’s summer showcases. I’ve been taking from her off and on for the better part of 13 years (I don’t want to think about that number too hard), and I’ve grown a tremendous … Continue reading

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This Ain’t a Fairy Tale I :: Introduction

Fairy tales mean something different to adults than they do to children, as most things do. I remember when I saw E.T. for the first time. Everyone calls it a kid movie, but I remember that, while I loved it … Continue reading

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Green-Eyed Girl

I’m mostly good at sharing. I don’t have a lot of attachments to things. But make no bones about it, I’m a veritable wicked witch when it comes to talent and ideas. This is not a good thing. This is … Continue reading

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