…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…Let Your Colors Burst

Welcome to the second day of autumn. In addition to marking the return of the network television series, this new season also means the impending arrival of a different kind of show. Fair warning, to watch this one, you will have to venture a bit outside your comfort zone, and by that I mean your…

…Keep Fighting

Today’s post is part Woman Crush Wednesday, part motivational speech, but most importantly, it’s all “Game of Thrones.” (It’s been far too long) When they read the nominees for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series this Sunday, it won’t surprise you to hear Gwendoline Christie’s name among them. Or at least it shouldn’t. Her…

…talk it out

As hard as it may be to hear (or admit) we’re living in a world where politics is everywhere — our homes, our places of work, our celebrity ballroom dance competitions (that’s on you, ABC), and they are certainly in our late-night comedy shows. (Or as the Emmy voters know them, Outstanding Variety Talk Series.)

…Capture

Autumn is quickly approaching, which means another season is coming up fast — Apple Season! That’s Apple with a capital “A.” (Sorry, cider fans…another day). Another Apple Event has come and gone, and unless you’re in the tech industry or obsessively follow it (takes all kinds) you probably missed it. If you did, allow me…

…Be Kind

Tomorrow is a significant date in our nation’s recent history. September 11th is both shared and very personal. Simply put, it’s a difficult day. With that in mind, I’m keeping today’s post very simple — be kind. I’ll elaborate.