Last night, in front of the fire, I finished reading the book "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. It affected me in a way most books don't, where I could actually feel my worldview expanding because I was looking into a world I … Continue reading ‘Between the World and Me’–Read it.
Last night, I slept for crap. I watched #SNL40 until 11:30 p.m. (Fallon and Sanz, love) and went to bed. Around 12:45 a.m., I migrated to the couch because, sometimes, a change of scenery helps me sleep. But not last night. At 1:30 a.m., I … Continue reading Three ways to nourish my soul tonight
I have never read a single book by Maya Angelou (apparently pronounced AHN-zhe-lo, thank you, New York Times), and I feel ashamed. I felt similar shame when I realized I hadn't read anything by Gabriel García Márquez back on April 17. Anyone who considers herself an … Continue reading Filling the holes in a reader’s repertoire: Angelou & Márquez
“You’re resistant to technology, aren’t you?” A new coworker asked me that on the way to lunch when, at a stop light, I looked over at a driver next to us who was texting, and I started to scold her through the closed windows. When … Continue reading I’m resistant to technology, but I’m starting to turn …