…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…

…Mull It Over

It’s time for your weekly reminder (from me, anyway) that there’s a lot of political craziness going on out there. Last week I wrote about paying attention and educating yourself. So, what I’m about to say might seem a bit contradictory — step away from the Mueller coverage.

…Fan the Flames

Hey there, my fellow nerds. It’s Comic-Con weekend, and fandoms of all kinds have descended on San Diego to collectively geek out over the latest pop culture news and reveals. For those of us not lucky to be there in person, there’s still plenty to keep us distracted and out of the heat this weekend….

…Go the Distance

This post was intended to be a simple list of summer reading suggestions, but as I flipped through the pages of the books listed below I had a different idea pop into my head and made some last additions/changes. I won’t spoil anything, but I did want to say that a good book is always…

…lend support

This Monday marks day two of National Library Week. That’s right, there are a whole seven days dedicated to one of our nation’s greatest institutions.

…Be Present

Welcome, my friends, to a Saturday rhyme, I thank you sincerely for taking the time. My next request might seem a bit silly– Please put down your phone. I mean it, really.