November is Native American Heritage Month Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my Dad, nestled into his green recliner, sharing the few Cherokee words and phrases he knew. The lamp cast a yellow glow over him, and his eyes would land on a random spot as he went back in time in his [...]
Month: November 2020
I Knelt in the Garden and Cried Today
When the election results came through last weekend, I was weeding the garden. This proved more metaphorical than I anticipated! I never considered myself political, but as prejudiced policies have erupted and hateful and vile sentiments have seeped into our nation's laws and policies, I've found I can't remain silent. It isn't so much about [...]
Book Review: Valencia and Valentine
I just discovered Canadian author Suzy Krause this year after reading Sorry I Missed You as an Amazon Prime First Reads selection. I absolutely adored her writing, the wonderful characters she creates, and the quirky yet relatable plots she sets them in. When I saw another novel of hers, Valencia and Valentine, on Prime Reading [...]
My Hamilton TikTok!
I've been thoroughly sucked into TikTok, y'all. There are so many great videos there! So far I've gone deep into Hamilton TikTok, Book TikTok, Disney TikTok, hair TikTok, baking TikTok...the list goes on. I've laughed out loud at dog and cat videos, been propelled towards research from political videos, and so many of the songs [...]