What I’ve Been Reading: November 2017

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt 1987. There's only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that's her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn's company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best …

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Fall/Winter Goals 2017/2018

For a person who loves routine, this past spring and summer were insane.  They were the best kind of insane, of course -- lots of positive life changes going on.  But because of all that, I didn't really have any goals besides get these things done!  Now, my life has calmed down a bit (although I'm …

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Spanish: More Than a Language

Since I first mentioned my Spanish capstone project on this blog, it's changed a bit.  Not drastically -- my overall focus is still immigration, and I'm still reading a lot of books.  But even though I'm still fine-tuning my thesis statement, I've already learned something valuable. For background: I'm white.  I grew up in a …

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