Buckle in for the ride!

Soooooo, NYT bestselling author of You Never Forget You First (a biography of George Washington), Alexis Coe, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post. A few concerned readers, myself included, took issue with how it was written. The point of her article was that all problematic and offensive statues in this country should come down…… Continue reading Buckle in for the ride!

Family Fun Friday, or That Time I Knew the Words Coming Out of My Mouth Were All Wrong But Damn if They Didn’t Come Out Anyway

I’ve been adding more diverse books to my kid’s shelves. He loves books, I love books, everyone is happy. So tonight, we read Black All Around by Patricia Hubbell. It’s a lovely book, highly recommend. Lately, when reading before bed, Cole has a question about something on what feels like every single page. His curiosity…… Continue reading Family Fun Friday, or That Time I Knew the Words Coming Out of My Mouth Were All Wrong But Damn if They Didn’t Come Out Anyway

What I’m Reading Wednesday, and a Truly Half-Assed June Wrap-Up

Aromas brought to you by Candlefish. I feel obligated to share that I initially spelled Wednesday wrong in the heading. I stared at it for longer than I care to admit trying to figure out what the problem was. WHY ARE YOU THERE RED SQUIGGLY LINE? Stupid letter N. Are we sure it isn’t Monday?…… Continue reading What I’m Reading Wednesday, and a Truly Half-Assed June Wrap-Up