Tag Archives: Books

What I Read and Maybe You Should, Too.


One of the neat things I took advantage of while traveling through ten cities was book exchanges. I left the country with two books and returned with two different ones six weeks later. I loved finding beaches and coffee shops on/in which I could just relax and read. Over the last few years, reading for […]

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Here is A Non-Exhaustive List of Stupid Things I Bought While Studying for the Bar:


Well, the Bar Exam is over [!!!]. Not going to lie, it was grueling. The first day [the essay portion] I honestly felt great.  I’m comfortable with my answers – at the very least, I answered every question and I feel some of them were on point. The second day, however, is another story. I’m […]

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One More Read Before I Go.


These days I remind myself a lot of my SodaStream’s* carbonator: highly volatile, best left sitting perfectly still in a cool place to avoid the risk of sudden explosion. I’ve got a laundry list of complaints about life, including a complaint about the phrase “laundry list of…” What the heck is a laundry list, and […]

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Blood, Bones and Butter.


If I could think of a word to describe myself, “graceful” would never be on the short list. There are few things I do gracefully. Some women age gracefully. Maybe I have that to look forward to, but all signs are already pointing toward “no” on that front. The two most egregiously graceless things I […]

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Odds and Ends at the End


It’s the first day of the final week of the final “winter break” ever. Well, if you consider Monday the first day of the week. I do. Why doesn’t the week start on a Thursday? Thursday’s generally a non-disappointing day. But I digress in the most boring way. So yes, after seven years of having at […]

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In Preparation for Banned Books Week


The last week in September [this year beginning on 9/24] is always “Banned Books Week.” It’s a time when bookstores, libraries, non-profits, and [hopefully] schools take time to reflect on the problem of censorship through programming and events, and we all get a chance to celebrate our freedom to read. Book banning is an issue […]

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