Luise Rainer was a German-born Austrian and American film actress. She was the first person to win multiple Academy Awards consecutively. She acted in stage in Austria, and appeared in Austrian films. She signed a 3 year contract with an American MGM Studios to bring her to Hollywood in 1935. She appeared in American films include: Escapade (1935), The Great Ziegfeld (1936), and The Good Earth (1937). She died on December 30, 2014. She was 104 years old. R.I.P. Luise Rainer
Month: December 2014
2014 in review
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This Year was Great!
This year has been a great year for me. I have improved so much on my writing. I am looking through the mistakes I still make right now. I know that I still am a work-in-progress. I am not looking for perfection, just beautiful storytelling. What I am doing now is walking around the neighborhood with my Dad, and lifting weights and doing abdominal exercises. This is still a work-in-progress also. I hope the next year will be brighter than this old one. I have no regrets of this old year. It has been great. I am seeing my life much improved. My writing class is going very well. I am getting more experience. Thanks for all my families and friends. They have been here for me through all my life, and still are. I have finished watching The Wire, and loved it better than S.O.A. It has satisfied to my standards. I didn’t see a sad ending, but a solving conclusion. James McNulty got what he deserved at the end. Now I am watching Veronica Mars, and Justified. Though I won’t see the final season until I finish watching the all the seasons from before. I think I have time. The only problem is that Amazon Prime is charging for the fifth season of Justified. Someday that season will be available without paying for it. I understand writing now. I can respond to it better. I am trying not to go to fast food restaurants much, so I could avoid being fat. I still need to get rid of my gut. I am watching Ancient Aliens. I love watching the show Inside: Amy Schumer. It is so funny. You have to watch it. Most of the episodes are hilariously funny. I go out with Dad most of the time, but still talk to my friends at restaurants, stores, and pharmacies. Somehow, I will have friends to go out with. I know I will, because I am confident of it. I think that failure is an illness that I can overcome. I skip the failure and rise above it. I want to see the movie The Theory of Everything. I really want to see and experience how Stephen Hawking’s life was like before. It looks like a beautiful movie. I can’t wait for it to be on DVD. Right now I am reading reference books. I have made a promise to myself not to buy books for five months, and lose weight for a year. I will finish the ones I have. I have so many. I am a bookworm, and book addict. I will overcome this compulsive buying. The books that I have are enough as it is. But, this was a great year so far. I hope the next will be much better!
Your Life is Meaningful, but not a Curse
No one ever has curses on their lives. I think life is supposed to be enjoyed. Life is meaningful in many ways. Think about things that make you happy. Feel positive about life. Enjoy whatever is out there. What I do is think of something that is positive and I go with it. Don’t jinx your life. Don’t let anyone jinx your life as well. Choose what you want to do. Go out and have fun. You can stay at home to relax and enjoy doing things. Read a book or magazine. Your life is not a curse. It is meaningful. The people who come up with those stuff that anyone can have a curse is not true. It is the opposite. Your life is mindful. Stop thinking about curses. Cursed don’t even exist. They are just make-believe. You are not haunted. Your life is decided by God. But, watch out what you say about things, sports teams, and people. You can get in real big trouble if you do. They say walls have ears. So, I would be extremely careful of you saying mean things at home also to anything or anyone. The best bet is to have no hatred towards anything. The choice is to like or dislike things to most of you. If you don’t like those things, then let someone else pick it up to enjoy it. It is that simple. No strings attached. Let things happen when most people or some want to for the positive. I think the most important idea to do is for most of you not to get bitter about meaningless things, for example all sports teams in general. I think that some people exaggerate almost about anything like sports, people, and etc. Choose to live life, and don’t bully anyone, wherever you are. Life is meaningful. This isn’t the end of your life. It is the beginning. Life isn’t a game of trick or treat. Life is fair, and not unfair.
David Ryall (1935-2014)
David Ryall was an English actor. He appeared in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, part 1 (2010). He was in Lyton’s Diary, Goodnight Sweetheart, The Singing Detective, To Play the King, and The Final Cut, the two final parts of the House of Cards trilogy. He appeared in British television in the 1970’s. He died on December 25, 2014. He was 79 years old. R.I.P. David Ryall
Christina Perri (1986-Present)
Christina Perri is an American singer-songwriter, and musician. She debuted her song single Jar of Hearts. It sold over 3 million copies in the United States. She debuted her album Lovestrong on May 10, 2011. She recorded and wrote the song A Thousand Years for the film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, part 2 (2012). Her second album Head or Heart was released on April 1, 2014.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year To Everyone!!!
I want to say to everyone Merry Christmas!!!! Enjoy your holiday! May your days be happy and positive!!!! Happy New Year!!! Have a happy 2015 everyone!!! May your Christmas be jolly! 🙂 🙂 🙂
A Wizard told me About the World’s Future
A wizard has come to me with horrible news. He took me to Earth’s future. He showed me all the wars that humans have to fight against wizards and aliens. It was all so scary, and intense. It doesn’t look real pleasant. All the humans in the future are suffering. Hello, my name is Jason Kemps and I am going to survive in this war. He told me that I joined an army called “humans United”. I was the leader of the group. The terrible stories I’ve heard from my new friend Eli the wizard that most wizards have joined the aliens to rule our planet. They want us to be enslaved. He tells me that soon enough this war will start several years later in the future. We went in a time machine to see what was happening. I didn’t like what I saw. The humans were being defeated by wizards and aliens. Me and Eli were hidden in secret places where no one could see us. When we went back in the present I came to my home, and Eli has returned to his home planet. Everything is fine now in the present. I now know what is going to happen to my home planet. Earth is going to be invaded by aliens and wizards united to bring us down. It will have new rulers, and new civilizations. What I can’t do is tell people in this time what is going to happen later, because they won’t believe me. I would end up coping with a psychologist. The smart thing I did was going to bed in my room and pretend all this didn’t happen. The reality awaits us all.
Watching the Moon
I used to have a telescope. My parents gave it to me for Christmas a long time ago. I never knew how to work with it fully. I understood some things how I could use it. I never understood the alignments I needed to use it for. Anyway, I saw the moon many times. It was the only thing I could watch, except for the stars. My neighborhood was full of lights and there was no clearance to see the universe. To see everything in the night sky you need to go somewhere where there is no neighborhood and have chances to see all things in space. But, the moon was beautiful to watch. You could see the craters and how close it is from us. I showed the moon to my family looking in the telescope. So, the stars and the moon were the only things I could watch. Sadly, I left the telescope outside by mistake during hurricane season and the hurricane blew it away destroying it. Me and my dad threw it away. But, it was fun watching the moon.
Movie Review: Big (1988)
The movie I always loved when I was a kid in the 80’s was Big starring Tom Hanks. It is about a kid named Josh who didn’t always gets what he wants. He feels overruled by adults and his classmates telling and bullying him what to do. He goes to a fair to the wishing machine making a wish to be big as an older adult. He goes to the city trying to find a job. He gets even luckier by the rich boss giving him a job, but not just any job. A top job. A job where he checks toys if they are appropriate to sell for kids in toy stores. He works in a huge toy business cooperation. He gets himself a girlfriend there. But, when he realizes that he misses childhood, his best friend, and mom he makes his last wish to be a kid again. His wish is granted, but his girlfriend isn’t pleased, because she has to say goodbye to him. The ending is wonderful, because he is happy with his family and best friend. I would recommend this movie to anyone who loves to see it.