genuine curiosity in children is a sight to behold. the other day a friend was recounting an anecdote about how the last time she visited her nephew, he would point out every little thing and ask a question about it. why is the sky blue? why are the leaves on this tree a different color now? why doesn't a plane fall down when it's in the air? nothing gave him more joy to then recite all the facts he learned…
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out of the blue today, my mom asks me "anyway how did Emma die?" she had been racking her brain for days trying to piece together all the context clues she remembered, but because she doesn't speak English fluently, it stayed on her mind longer that she would like to admit, especially because she told me immediately after that she didn't like the movie and that she was upset by the ending. after i explained it to her, she told me "oh and the first guy's death was kind of funny too, i guess". we saw this together two weeks ago.
This short is an inside look at the inner workings of a person on the spectrum of ADHD doing their weekly grocery shop.
ADHD is characterized by 2 main components: attention and hyperactivity. The (in)attention part is seen through the man's interactions with others, marked by strangers who even think the man is deaf through simple 2D animation. In contrast, the hyperactivity portion is seen by an assortment of jingles that arise when the man focuses on single words, breaking…
a house is not a home. a house is tangible, but a home doesn’t have to be. a home is where life slows down and a home is where comfort lives. for fern, the distinction between a house and a home has been stretched thin, torn apart, and built anew as she continues to face the fallout from the 2008 recession, four years after in 2012. but, remember she is houseless not homeless.
fern is part of the older generation…