Inspiring TV

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I recently stumbled on Mike Rowe’s (Dirty Jobs)  new series called Returning the Favor.  What a great show on Facebook. We need more shows like this on TV. I love the way its filmed, the content, the heart that goes into every episode. It’s something that I will continue to watch for in the future. I love good finds like these.

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Great Huntsville Event Resource!

For awhile now, I’ve been meaning to write a blog post about this amazing website called Our Valley Events!

This webpage is a great source of information for anyone living or visiting Huntsville, Alabama. I often rely on this site to find out what is happening in my area, and I often promote our improv shows on this website as well.

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Finding things in Huntsville is made easy. Also, follow Our Valley events on Social Media.

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Huntsville is a great place to visit. So many fun things to do here, and we are still growing.

 

 

I’m reminded of what I’ve done to my parents.

 

The hardest thing to do as a parent is not raise your kids, its letting them go to become who they want to be. When you have kids, you have all these plans for your kids, you forget that they will be born with their own plans embedded in their hearts. You forget they will grow up and have a life of their on. You want them to be healthy and happy, but selfishly you want them to be healthy and happy your way. As I lay in bed tonight, I’m reminded of what I’ve done to my parents. Just know Mom, Dad, I hope the pride you feel for my life outweighs the pain. In my case this is true. Even though my kids are no longer under my feet, they are in my heart and everyday it swells with happiness knowing that they are doing what they love.

Redbox Must Rent!

I am excited to announce that the movie I’ve talked about before on the blog, The Atoning is going to be going to Redbox. I  am over the moon as this is the very first movie  I worked on to be on Redbox. It’s no easy task to get an Indy film on Redbox these days, but when you have an awesome director like Michael Williams, incredible producers like Michael Williams, Daniel Wood, Michael LaCour, Joni Seitz, Sabrita Gordon, and David Roberson and an amazing cast and crew it happens. As Halloween approaches, if you need to get ready now is your time to watch this suspense thriller.

For your convenience, it will be on other platforms as well. Take a look at the graphic below. Thanks for reading my blog, and thanks in advance for supporting the Atoning.

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Lost In Constellation

Here is a new post and a snippit of a new song from my a cool band. Lost in Constellation. Follow them on you tube, Facebook, Instagram, and twitter.

 

Eclipse Viewing Glasses or Other Options!

If you haven’t been lucky enough to find some of these, I have an article you might want to read.

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I thought since eclipse glasses are in shortage that it might be helpful to post this article for everyone to read. Just don’t look at the eclipse with the naked eye.

Alternate viewing options.

 

So the Eclipse is August 21.

I thought I might share some resources on the eclipse that will be happening on August 21, 2017.

NASA Eclipse Page

US Space and Rocket Center Event in Huntsville, AL

 

You better get those glasses now. They are as hot as the tickle me Elmo that came out in the 2000’s.

 

 

Grounded Improv Shows

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The next Grounded Improv shows will take place Tomorrow August 4th at Grounded Coffee in Madison Alabama.

Grounded Coffee is a fantastic coffee shop that is a generous supporter of community events, groups, and organizations. They have been a supporter of the Grounded Improv Players since they formed over two years ago. The owners of Grounded Coffee, Chris and Katie Moore,  are unique in their care and compassion for serving others. As a member of the Grounded Improv Players, I am very appreciative of the what Chris and Katie have done for our troupe, and  in the Madison Community. They have created a wonderful experience at their shop. You can find out more about Grounded Coffee at their  website .

You can find more info about the Grounded Improv Players at the Facebook Page.

Tomorrow Night’s Shows will be at 7:00 Pm and at 8:30. You can purchase tickets

By phone

(256) 258-9637

By visiting Grounded Coffee

12120 County Line Rd
Madison, AL 35756

Tickets are $7.

 

Lost in Constellation Show

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I look forward to seeing my daughter preform Saturday evening at Alchemy Lounge in Huntsville’s Lowe Mill. It will be good seeing her in her element. You can find show info for that here.

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I heard them play together the first time at their cd release party earlier this year. Their unique music mashup of rock, electronic and alternative indie sound is definitely something you don’t want to miss. Even though the singer of the band is my beautiful daughter, I must say they rocked my face off. Please come out and see the band.

You can check out their You Tube channel here.

 

How do Writers Access the Locked Doors?

I watched a documentary of a musician who writes their own songs with the help of an experienced songwriter. On this documentary, the songwriter said after working with the singer for awhile, she had to move on and work with someone else because the singer wasn’t willing to access the deeper emotions that were locked away inside.

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I got to thinking about this in regards to my script writing. I have been told by multiple people that my characters lack depth. I’ve been really trying to figure out for a couple of months why. I believe the above is my answer. I develop characters based on my life. I have a problem showing the true me and it’s  because of fear.

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Fear once again has held me back from telling my truth. Fear of causing pain to others, fear of disappointing those around me, and fear of being exposed as the person that lies inside me that i don’t like at all. It’s just really difficult to show the person you don’t even like. So I guess I I have choice, I can fight through the fear and write with depth, not write at all, or continue being a wanna be writer.

How do writers access those locked doors?

 

 

 

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