I need to vent.I'm on my couch, planning next month's blogs and social media posts. I started thinking I should add a fitness aspect to my month since I've started this low carb lifestyle.But then I started thinking, "When will I have the time?!"Let me run down my days for you.I wake up at five.... Continue Reading →
I consume an unhealthy amount of true crime related media. Books, podcasts, videos, movies, you name it. This is normal now. All the cool moms are doing it. But I was doing this in middle school when other girls were thinking about how to wear their hair to hide a hickey. Maybe it’s because of... Continue Reading →
I found lists on Pinterest of adulting skills. There are classes that teach these skills. I know they’re aimed at younger millenials and Gen Z kids that are just making their ways into the world, but I really want to take one. And I also don’t want to be around a bunch of twenty somethings... Continue Reading →
I remember it well. My early twenties self sat in the overstuffed and under comfortable chair in the office of a bank loan manager. The reason I moved to Missouri sat next to me. The loan manager closed the manila folder, slid it across her desk, and shook her head. “No. I’m sorry. We can’t... Continue Reading →
You're not the only one who has noticed the Twitter discussion over Barnes & Noble not carrying debut hardcovers. Recently, authors raised the alarm after learning from a variety of sources (including other authors, B&N representatives, former B&N workers, other business experts, etc.) that the chain's stores will only offer hardcovers with established sales histories.... Continue Reading →
The Utah State Board of Education finally decided on a new policy addressing the kind of books that can be read in public classrooms, after months of discussion on the topic. The newly developed "library materials model policy" provides comprehensive direction for the kind of resources that should be included in collections as well as how to address concerns over particular works.
If you've been keeping up with the news, you've probably seen a rise in book bans and other forms of censorship. There has been a concerted effort on the part of libraries, communities, and states to increase the availability of LGBTQ+ and novels written...
George Takei grew up watching straight couples kiss and he didn't turn straight. Your homophobia is showing when you yell about kids seeing a same sex kiss.When you clutch your pearls and scream, "Won't someone think of the children?" I am. I'm thinking about the non binary kids, the Trans kids, the queer kids, the... Continue Reading →