I learned recently that I'm a really, really slow reader--at least according to this super unofficial online quiz that I took a few months ago. I'm a reader. I love books. I love to be reading. I always have at least one book that I'm in the middle of and 200 others on my TBR … Continue reading What Are You Reading?
Today is International Women's Day and I feel conflicted. I know that many out there are celebrating A Day Without a Woman by staying home from jobs and not engaging in paid or unpaid work. I think that's awesome--we all need to resist in whatever way makes sense to us. And I know that those … Continue reading Women Supporting Women on International Women’s Day
Heartburn is a story about heartache. The story takes place over the course of a few weeks starting when Rachel—our main character, is seven months pregnant with her second child. She talks about how the worst part of pregnancy has been the heartburn. We talk about heartburn in the medical sense and the metaphorical sense. … Continue reading Virtual Book Club: “Heartburn” by Nora Ephron
“Pain demands to be felt.” –John Green, The Fault in Our Stars When we decided to go to the Oklahoma City National Memorial, I truly didn’t think much about it. I thought, “we like museums” and “I heard there’s a lovely lawn with some commemorative chairs or something?” “If nothing else,” I thought, “I’ll get … Continue reading Visiting the Oklahoma City National Memorial
We didn't give each other gifts this Christmas, promising that we'll take a road trip soon instead. Well, "soon" turned into a few months later but we finally made good on our promise to one another. When I would tell people that we were using our quick vacation to visit Oklahoma City, most people said … Continue reading What to Do, See, and Eat in Oklahoma City