twin grievings

Ten years ago I was in Chiang Mai, Thailand, just like I am tonight. I was 14 on September 11, 2001. Now, I’m 24 (I’m great at math, can’t you tell?) and I am back in the Land of Smiles on September 11, 2011. I was getting ready for bed when the planes hit the…

last year, in books

“A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy,” Edward P. Morgan Here are the…

52 books in 52 weeks

My friend Holly and I are taking on this challenge: read 52 books in 52 weeks. That’s a book a week this next year. I’ll be posting what books I’m reading here on my blog and you can check out what’s on my reading list by clicking on the “What I’m Reading” tab. Check out…