Blood Based Identity Frustration

While I should be asleep, I’m having an emotionally hard day. I’ve spent the day thinking about identity and race… and also a whole lot of things that go along with those two topics. Some of the sickening things in the news would be enough to keep anyone from sleeping soundly. With enough time my…

This is a Weird-Off! – Ready, set… GO!

Okay, so this is a response post to Cupid or Cats. She has initiated a Weird-Off. I’m not sure what all the rules are, or even for sure if there are rules, but I’m gonna be brazen and say that everyone can play. So, what you do: Make a list of things that are weird/quirky…

Reading, and the little obsession…

Reading is a truly dear and enjoyable activity for me, and I wrote a big long post which included some struggles I had for learning to read as well as my current reading obsession. I’ve decided to break that big reading post into two posts, so that it would be more clear and easier to…

Reading for myself

I love reading. Even before I could read I was enamored with the idea of reading. Books in general held a sort of mystique, and I admired how my mother made sense of the shifting symbols on the page, wondering how she was seeing the sounds, as she read me story after story. I’ve never…