Oops. Sorry for the clickbait. I didn't find a unicorn, but I discovered the most important book to read before November: And here is an important excerpt: "What happens when conspiracy theories become the coin of politics, and mainstream media and educational institutions are discredited, is that citizens no longer have a common reality that … Continue reading I Found A Unicorn
In my own life, it is now five months into the pandemic. The time is demarcated by when I started working from home and essentially became a hermit. I am fully aware that I have an enormous amount of privilege which has allowed me to work from home safely and although I have sacrificed some, … Continue reading The Silver Lining of Pandemic Living
The current COVID-19 death toll in the United States is 157, 119. Donald Trump's recent interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan is a worldwide embarrassment. In case you missed the highlights: President Donald J. Trump: Yeah. Under the circumstances right now, I think it’s under control. I’ll tell you what- Jonathan Swan: How? 1,000 Americans are … Continue reading Is it enough yet?
Tips for Stopping the Spread of COVID: Wear a Mask. Seriously. Just find a pleasing piece of well-fitting fabric and wear it properly over your nose and mouth. Stop Going Out. You may not hear this from your state or local leadership. You certainly won't hear it from POTUS. Everyone wants the economy to reopen, … Continue reading A Very Important Announcement
pic.twitter.com/Jwv5ko6Y3j — Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) July 2, 2020 This is why Donald Trump is a dangerous person. Merriam-Webster defines dangerous as: Donald Trump is a dangerous man because he continues to exploit our nation's vulnerabilities. This political TV ad is trying to scare citizens by lying about efforts to defund the police. Fear is a form … Continue reading DJT On Defund the Police: Lies and Fear Mongering
Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right. - Ani DiFranco Words are my tools and this is my weapon. I am outraged. And I really believe you should be, too. The latest U.S. statistics from the CDC (as of Monday, March 30): Total deaths: 2,405 Total cases: 140,904 The most optimistic numbers … Continue reading Keep Calm?
Common bookworm struggles include discovering new reads and having a large enough budget to accommodate said book discoveries. When I stumbled upon Penguin Random House’s program, Blogging for Books, I was thrilled. Free books in exchange for book reviews (which I happen to love writing)….a definite no brainer! Within the literary fiction genre, David Samuel … Continue reading Fiction or Foreshadowing: Tell Me How This Ends Well
When inspiration strikes, it is rarely a wise choice to question its origins. The motivation for this post arrived at the gym, while I was lifting and listening to rap on Pandora. 2Pac’s “Keep Ya Head Up”* played, and these lyrics jumped out at me: “And since we all came from a woman Got our … Continue reading Keep Your Head Up