15 Thoughts While Reading “On the Plain of Snakes”

This writing is tedious.Everyone has a story about the border.In fact, we're STILL at the border.Oh yes, we're finally going deeper into Mexico.Watch out for the cartels and the mafia and the police.In fact, don't say their names out loud.Bribe the police if you get pulled over.Be careful! You're lucky.Here's some more stories about the…

Begin

Begin with yourself. Look at yourself, how you are, what you dream of, what you want. Start there, and start small. Begin with what you love. Read your romance novels, your horror novels, your contemporary fiction, your classics. Listen to your classical music, your pop, hip hop, rock. Play your sports, run your races, climb…

Bridges

Photo by Ashley French. This pedestrian bridge was something my husband helped plan out before they built it. In our original wedding plans, we were going to have some reception/more wedding photos taken here, then eat at the restaurant across the street overlooking the bridge. Unfortunately, the virus changed our plans so we never got…

5 Books About the Holocaust I Want to Read.

A topic that I always find myself reading about is the Holocaust. It's a horrible time in history, and yet I'm always drawn to these books. Even though the subject matter is dark and disturbing, there is always great resilience and hope to overcome the trauma. Here are some new(er) books about the Holocaust that…

Five Books I’m (Really) Glad I Read.

I kind of write a post of books that I love and appreciate each week in the form of "My Favorite Books." Sometimes, though, it's nice just to have a compiled list of books that I've really appreciated reading. So, without further ado, here are five books I'm glad I read: 1. Tuesdays With Morrie…