Dear Ma, I am writing to reach you–even if each word I put down is one word further from where you are. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong, pg. 3. Little Dog is writing letters to his mother who is illiterate. He writes to go back to places that he remembers through memory, whichContinue reading “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous”
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Ash Winters is a novelist; Ash Winters struggles with bipolar 1 disorder, and has severe anxiety. After a one night stand with a gorgeous glitter pirate by the name of Darian Taylor, Ash think that this is it. Yet, he keeps coming back to Darian, a man who talks with a heavy Essex accent, whoContinue reading “Glitterland”
He is Risen!
Guten morgen, everyone! This morning, for me as a Christian, is the morning that Christ rose from the grave. He was in the grave for three days, and on the third day, He defeated death. Now, He’s in heaven with God, after visiting his disciples, who were hiding–frightened–in a room. They feared that they tooContinue reading “He is Risen!”
The Heart’s Invisible Furies
As a child born out of wedlock, Cyril Avery has a strike against him. Growing up in Ireland, he learns that being an illegitimate son is a bad thing, and is considered “not a real Avery” by his adoptive father Charles. His adoptive parents, Maud and Charles, are more aloof parents, their standard being providingContinue reading “The Heart’s Invisible Furies”
My boyfriend lives two hours away from me. While I’m fortunate that this is all the distance that’s separating us, I still miss seeing him in person. I miss him even more now that the Corona virus is keeping us safely indoors. Thankfully, I had the chance to see him over Valentine’s Day, where weContinue reading “On Love”
This is the second Neil Gaiman book I’ve read; this is classic Gaiman with some of his best writing. Shadow, who does about three years in prison, cannot wait to get back out into the real world. He has boiled his plans to life outside prison to three things, two of which include taking aContinue reading “American Gods”
My Bullet Journal, 2020
Hello, dear friend! I hope you are doing well and continuing to stay healthy during this tumultuous time.
Podcasts to Listen to While Staying In
Guten morgen, everyone! I’ve got a lot of podcasts on my phone. Like, so many that I need to stop finding new ones. (Is 106 too many?) Welcome to some of my favorite podcasts, with my annotations. Enjoy!
Since getting our new Golden Retriever puppy last week, life has been pretty busy at our house. It’s been a unique experience, especially because little Charlie is a tornado: she plays, needs to be put out every hour to do her business, and loves to eat and chew her toys. Charlie also likes to nap.Continue reading “Puppy Days”
A New Puppy!
Hello, everyone! Like the title says, we’re getting a new puppy! She is an eight-week-old golden retriever. Her name is Charlie. I haven’t met her yet because she is in Hood River, Oregon at the moment. But she’ll be home by the time I’m done with work tonight. I promised my sister that I wouldContinue reading “A New Puppy!”