Month: July 2016

I had never before listened to audio books nor even considered doing so until one day, on a particular long commute, I happened to turn the radio dial to an audio book station—I was hooked. My preference is to read the text myself but this new station gave me the opportunity to discover books I […]

Have you ever silently corrected someone’s grammar? Have you ever averted your eyes so someone wouldn’t see you rolling them when they mispronounced a word? Finally, do you judge people based on their punctuation and sentence structure? If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions then you may unwittingly be a member […]

I love books. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a book in my hand. For me, every unopened book provides the possibility of fantasy, adventure, and knowledge, making it impossible to not crack open the cover and begin the discovery. However, on my journey from sipping tea with Jane Austen to hiding […]

Last night as I sat watching brilliant bursts of color explode in the night sky and fall in soft strands of red, white and blue light, I thought about what it really means to live in America. I have always understood the advantages and appreciated the opportunities afforded to me as an American, but it […]