“It would be so nice if something made sense for a change.” Alice…in Wonderland
With the plague and related closures putting a damper on our normal avenues of entertainment, more people are heading to the outdoor spaces. In Texas at least, that means our amazing state parks have seen a spike in visitors. Because many of these are newbies unfamiliar with the fact that nature will kill you given […]
Do you ever wonder why we don’t tell the stories of the stars and constellations any more? Don’t you think we should?
If we want to survive these very precedented times, we’d do well to look to those who’ve gone before us.
If you fail a book challenge, does that mean the books win?
“No,” is a complete sentence. It doesn’t matter how many winding roads we take to get there–“I’ll think about it, let me check my schedule, I’ll pray about it, I need to talk to my spouse”–whatever feints and delaying tactics you engage in, in the end, we only have “yes” or no. But too often […]
Today, sitting beside my father’s hospital bed, I finished I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel. This was a Christmas gift — one of three books for book lovers, I received (Book Girl and On Reading Well were the other two in this trinity.) I’ve been […]
Some of you may think that this is the beginning of the Christmas season. Some of you are already a month into it. But before you start jingling your bells, hold up a hot minute. This is actually the Thanksgiving season. We have 3 weeks to prepare for — and celebrate — Thanksgiving. Christmas, […]
The meeting will come to order. This is an update on the plan code-named the Snare. Despite some insistence that we should use an enticing facade to lure our targets (Yes, Mr. Wonka, I see you making those faces) we decided to take a different approach. As Mr. Rochester noted, the pull of the […]
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