Modern Lovers- Words & Quotes

Words from Modern Lovers by Emma Straub: stymie- to hinder, block, or thwart gamine- a neglected girl left to run about the streets; a diminutive/ slender girl, especially pert, impudent, playfully mischievous palimpset- a parchment from which writing has been partially/ completely erased to make room for another text terse- curt, concise, brief interminable- unending effete- lacking … More Modern Lovers- Words & Quotes

Black Lives Matter, and It’s Time to Speak Up. 

I know this isn’t a book post, but it’s important.  People keep responding to the Black Lives Matter movement by insisting that all lives matter. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter if all lives matter, because that simply isn’t the issue. The sad truth about the world we are living in right now is that we have … More Black Lives Matter, and It’s Time to Speak Up. 

Reading on Yoga Day

Today is international yoga day, celebrating one of my favorite things to do. Unfortunately, I’m pretty limited in that area due to a hand injury— so I’m reading instead 🙂 I’m reading You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh. Hanh is a Zen monk who communicates how essential … More Reading on Yoga Day