This spontaneous decision to do a puzzle to deal with stress has inspired this week’s Friday Findings. Or should I say, lack of findings. Read more
The past two weeks involved a lot of books. I went to a conference in Salt Lake City and it had a bookstore area that I found the first day. As always, it can be dangerous letting me go near books that are for sale.
I went a little book crazy. Read more
It’s great, then, when good poetry combines with another topic of interest. Read more
Sorry this is actually a Monday Summary. I’ve been juggling a couple different assignments and fighting off the beginnings of a cold.
I finished Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book and expect to write a review in the next couple of weeks. This week I’m attending a conference in Salt Lake City, so that will occupy most of my time. Read more
I’ve not been reading as much as I desire. By the time I get done at the end of the day my brain is so tired that I barely have the focus to read a Facebook post let alone a book. I am still doing crossword puzzles at the end of the day, so that’s a plus! Read more
Steps away from history explains my initial response to listening to Angela Davis speak at the Busboys & Poets X Anniversary Party last night. Davis’ commanding voice and prose praised the Washington bookstore for their local, slow food and decried the continued imprisonment of political prisoners. Then Bill Ayers came on stage to speak about social justice in education.
That was only the first thirty minutes of the evening event! Read more