The Orphan: Part Nine

Henry Henry was pleased to find his tools still locked in the wooden tool chest built onto the side of the goat shed. He got to work removing the big branch and repairing the shed roof. He didn’t have everything he needed to make it pretty but it would be serviceable to shelter his steed. … Continue reading The Orphan: Part Nine

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Miniseries Review: The Book of Negroes

To continue with the challenge for Black History Month, I headed over to Hulu to see what they had to offer. I like the way they have categories laid out and it was easy to find something that caught my attention. I'm very glad I checked there. I chose a miniseries originally made for BET, … Continue reading Miniseries Review: The Book of Negroes

The Orphan: Part 8

Katherine Katherine kept to the woods to avoid meeting anymore strangers. The big horse was following along with her on his own. He had been worked hard. That was clear from the sores on his back and sides. His skin was rubbed raw from a harness that likely hadn’t been fastened correctly besides overworking the … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 8

Black Earth Rising

February is Black History Month and a coworker suggested watching something new that features black talent each day. I've decided to take up that challenge to watch some things I haven't before. I started with a series she had mentioned. Black Earth Rising is a BBC Two series that is currently available on Netflix. It's … Continue reading Black Earth Rising

The Orphan: Part 7

Part 7: Brayden King Grinden’s seat was conspicuously empty when Brayden entered the great hall. In fact, he was the first arrive in the vast room. Well, except for the servants who quickly brought mead and the platters of food. Brayden sipped from his cup and watched them come and go. When the girl rushed … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 7

The Orphan: Part 6

Part 6: Horse He walked slowly beneath the trees. Branches bumped his head and tickled his sides and back sometimes. He lifted his head and sampled the leaves from several trees. It wasn’t like the grass. His legs felt heavy but he kept moving. The other would not be happy to discover he was gone. … Continue reading The Orphan: Part 6

Grace and Frankie

I finished binge-watching season five of Grace and Frankie on Netflix last Sunday. As usual, I'm left with this mix of feelings and, like finishing a good book, I yearn for more. In case you haven't seen it yourself, Grace and Frankie is a series on Netflix staring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, and … Continue reading Grace and Frankie