For the Love of Literature

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one. – George R. R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons Lately I’ve been craving adventure. Something that awakens my soul and stirs me down to my core. I’ll even settle for a noticeable change. Perhaps a lesson in skydiving. […]

Let Them Eat Turkey

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it’s only right that we take a second to remember how it all began, and everything we have to look forward to come November 28. Apart from just the food. Although the “first” Thanksgiving was held in 1621, it was not until 1863 when President Abe Lincoln declared […]

How It Feels to be Loved

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. – Elizabeth Gilbert I’ve been in love two times in my life. Three serious relationships, two where I truly loved my significant other. The first time I fell in love, I was fourteen. […]

Nobody Panic

I write this to you today with a heavy heart. Literally. Mainly because I have a giant ice pack strapped across my chest. What’s with my truly avant-garde fashion choice, you might ask? To get the Reader’s Digest version, I’ll just tell you that for the past couple of days, I have had this pain […]

Another Palinism

Former governor of Alaska Sarah Palin is at it again. Over the weekend she sat down with USA Today to discuss “politics” – or her extraordinarily skewed version of the word – and her new book Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas because Christians along with everyone else seem to have […]