Thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package.

How do you review a book?

I was reading through the reviews of a book about which I was contemplating marking it as a rare DNF for me, and one caught my eye. The reviewer gave it two out of five stars, and the only reason this person did so was that the book has almost no diversity outside of...

No more thoughts and prayers

Two mass shootings in two days. There are no words to describe the anger I feel at the senseless loss of life all because our governmental representatives are so scared to do anything that would upset their donors. Families today must deal with the worst kind of grief...

Not Going Down Without a Fight

As we all wake up this morning to the news that the unimaginable has actually happened, I am afraid. I am afraid for people of color. I am afraid for non-Christians. I am afraid for the GLBTA community. I am afraid for the immigrants. I am afraid for those countries...

In Which I Get Angry

I had a review scheduled for today, like I almost always do during the week. However, I have to get something off my chest because it has been bothering me for a few days now. First, some backstory. On Saturday, a local teacher and coach committed suicide. He was in...