My life, my interests, and my lessons. Enjoy the journey!
Author: T. Lanette
I am a teacher, a future coder, a solo traveler, an occasional knitter, a lover of British television, a designer (curriculum materials), and a writer. Technology, gadgets, and books are my favorite. Thank you for sharing my journey. T. Lanette
I’ve been living with depression in 1999. It was a huge relief because now I knew I wasn’t going crazy. When I heard Chester Bennington passed away last month, I was heartbroken. Bennington shared his experience living with depression. Yet, he lost his fight. He was only 41 years old. It feels as …
I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.
It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life. It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc.Continue reading
Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves. William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury
I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months in to the worst presidency in United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicity: Continue reading
Why is Michelle (Jenna Russell) living in their house like their adopted another child? Last week EastEnders Phil Mitchell* (Steve McFadden) returned to Albert Square to look after his daughter Louise (Tilley Keeper). Right now her care is his main focus. However, he’s been away for seven months, and there’s a …