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Marissa Flaxbart
Going to the movies and writing are my two favorite pastimes. Watching TV is up there, too. I also love sitting someplace for hours having a long conversation. Preferably Europe.
Interests: comedy, movies, writing, books, singing, performing
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Posted Jun 20, 2015 at Popular Sentiment
What's the secret that's hurting Kelly Bates? It was only a dream, she told herself sternly, willing herself to forget it all. It wasn't real. It was only a dream - p. 92 Dear Diaries, Oh, how I’ve missed you. I could go on at length about my move to... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Sweet Valley Diaries
Every child knows that candy and magical holiday creatures go hand in hand. The Easter bunny hides it under trees and in baskets, inside little plastic eggs and shiny foil marked in his own image. That Lucky Charms leprechaun is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Popular Sentiment
Nomi, thank you so much for sharing your thoughts here. I totally agree with you about Rectify. Compared to what we are normally shown on television, it's way more realistic to show a character be crippled by such a devastating life event. And it's not just Daniel who may never "get over" it - every member of his family has been scarred in his or her own way (Amantha and Janet come readily to mind!). I imagine that part of why my dad likes the show so much is that it captures this hard-to-articulate pain so artfully! I'll definitely share your comment with him, btw. :D