My girl, Melody, tagged me in a new post to come up with 10 books that either shaped me or … Continue Reading Tag: 10 Books That Are #MyBrand
So, by now you probably have heard Voltron ended with the enigmatic (read: very difficult to understand) resolution that painted Lotor as … Continue Reading Antagonists: Let ‘Em Be Bad
I was tagged by my best friend, Melody, on her blog Where the Words Take Me: The Rules: 1. Thank … Continue Reading Tag: Dreamy Book Covers
No matter who you are, 30 straight days of doing anything can start to feel like a chore. It’s less of an exciting thrill than it was when you first sat down with the intention to challenge yourself. Thirty days … Continue Reading How to Avoid Mid-Month Burnout
This is one of those times that my blog blog will overlap with what I post on my website. When it … Continue Reading Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Library
I’ve been wanting to talk about this for a bit. Betsy Devos makes me mad. By her own words, she has singlehandedly tried to discredit the public educational system, in stating that she would prefer that private schools be the … Continue Reading Education
How wide is your perspective? The complicated, scientific answer comes from editors on Wikipedia: “The approximate field of view of an individual … Continue Reading 2017
(Source.) In thinking about my fellow blogging community, and how we are all intelligent men and women – people who … Continue Reading Art vs. the Artist
By now, you have probably heard the news that “Captain America #1” completely rewrote 75 years of Captain America’s history … Continue Reading Writers, remember that you are historians.
Every book I own, I destroy with margin notes–those little pesky scribbles you might find if you pick up a … Continue Reading On Reading
The other day, I went to the library and picked up Rereading Women: Thirty Years of Exploring Our Literary Traditions … Continue Reading Women at the Library
Paul: They’re not the kind of stories you can really tell. Holly: Too dirty? Paul: Yeah, I suppose they’re dirty, too, but only incidentally. Mainly they’re angry, sensitive, intensely felt, and that dirtiest of all dirty words – promising. Writing … Continue Reading #amwriting
Emma Watson gave a brilliant speech at the UN recently, and what made it inspiring was the fact that she included both sexes and the societal norms forced upon both of them. I have considered writing this more than one … Continue Reading A Re-Imagining of the Word "Feminism"
How many times can someone say good-bye before it stops hurting? There was that one time I missed that last chance, but I never forgot to say good-bye to her before walking out the door to school. It may have … Continue Reading Write me someday.
You lived in the mountains, your family and you. I grew up with you there, once a year. Those mountains were beautiful–so tall and steep that my ears would pop before we got very far. Daddy would have to drive … Continue Reading We’ll Always Have the Mountains of Tennessee
Originally printed in The Henry County Times, http://www.henrycountytimes.com/Archives/2012/05.23.12/opinion.htm ——————– Eleven years ago, when Zack’s grocery store still stood proudly and the Square didn’t seem quite as crowded, my family moved in and away from our lives in Clayton County. We … Continue Reading Home is where the funnel cake is