Asking and Giving

Rarely do I claim that books actually change my life. Books frequently entertain me and make me think things; make me feel things. But when you read as much as I do, it takes a lot for a book to have a marked and lasting effect on me. Rarely do I say that a book … More Asking and Giving

“You’re Young”: My Experience with Ageism in the Workplace

A lot of conversation regrading ageism in the workplace focuses on hiring practices and the experiences of older adults. And I’m sure there are legitimate elements to that. But. What about the experiences of young people in the workplace whose knowledge is dismissed out of hand? What about getting hired for a job you know you are 100% … More “You’re Young”: My Experience with Ageism in the Workplace

Ring Out Wild Bells

That’s right, it’s time for a nostalgic end-of-the-year post. You know you love it. Looking Back 2014 – It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I’ve never actually read A Tale of Two Cities. Mostly because I find Dickens boring as fuck and I never had it assigned to me in … More Ring Out Wild Bells

Book Review: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Mini Review: Gabi!! Be my BFF! And then can we travel back in time to give this book to my 17 year old self! Title: Gabi, A Girl In Pieces Author: Isabel Quintero Published: Cinco Puntos Press, 2014, 284 pages Recommended if you like: Books with Diverse Characters, Novels in journal form, Positive depiction of … More Book Review: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Group Book Review

What’s up nerds?! ERMYGERD IT’S FALLLLLLLL!!! I mean… it’s the midwest so it could be 90 fucking degrees tomorrow… but at this particular moment in time, it is fall. Fall is happiness. It’s my favorite season. The only downside to fall is that it is followed by winter. But during fall not even that can … More Group Book Review