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A Pain

Nursing a heartache for the last four days. A strange heartache. A growing pain, if you will.

You see, I was introduced to Margaret Mitchell’s South America, and travelled through the pages of Gone with the Wind, dragged along by a headstrong, selfish, vain, villainess who forced me against my will to hate her and sympathise with her in equal measure. 521 more words

What will I do without Rhett Butler, Scarlet O'Hara... and Tara, of course?

After finishing “Gone with the Wind,” I was well and truly bereft.  I’ve had book hangovers before, sure, but I felt like going into a fit of swooning that would rival the actions of Miss Pittypat.   328 more words

Welcome to My Journey Rereading Gone With the Wind

Today is the day I start my journey of rereading Gone With the Wind. The first time I read the book was the winter after I graduated college. 122 more words

Southern Belle Charm

Black History Month - Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel

June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952

Hattie McDaniel was born on June 10, 1893, in Wichita, Kansas. In 1901, McDaniel and her family moved to Denver, Colorado.

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Typical Black Women

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Best Romances to Warm a Grinch’s Heart.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a topic, and you choose ten book related things to answer the topic. 589 more words

Top Ten Tuesday!

Catching Up

I know I having been posting much lately. I have been a busy woman: between traveling (Cumberland Falls for New Year’s and Gatlinburg or my Birthday), family functions, work, kids, and planning my next Disney Trip. 228 more words

Southern Belle Charm

More than Mammy: The Life of Hattie McDaniel

The situation for African-American actors in Hollywood is a constant topic of discussion in the industry, and for good reason because it needs improvement. (Remember the #OscarsSoWhite controversy a couple years back?) Black History Month seems like the perfect time to look back at the past for a source of inspiration that black actors working today can utilize going forward. 556 more words