Just the premise alone, “Zombies roaming around during the Civil War” sparked my curiosity. And with just a few pages in, I was hooked.
Like battle weary veterans, she and I would exchange love stories. Bruised and scarred by love’s many encounters, […]
Truth is, some of us follow our leaders with such rabid loyalty that we fail to see their flaws or hold them accountable for their failures. Perhaps it’s a cultural impulse that implores us to follow blindly: we are so wired and conditioned to follow one man or woman, figurehead or mambo without question, that we become incapable of taking a step back and objectively judging them purely by the outcomes (or lack thereof) of their actions and leadership.
As our conversation touched on many themes related to LGBTQ+ rights, I couldn’t help but feel as if we as a society are a contradiction. We are quick to profess our belief in individual freedoms and civil liberties, yet we deny others those same inalienable rights because we do not like who or what we think they are.
It was great revisiting this book after having read it in high school over two decades ago. The layers of social commentary are even more apparent and poignant today than they were then.
Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
Prior to my current partner and I becoming the great thing we are, we spent many nights in dinner and conversation. During one dinner in particular, he told me about how he would only be in an open relationship and that anything else was a deal breaker.
I don’t share this with many people, but I’ve recently become comfortable with talking about it, hoping telling my story will help someone else.
I searched the internet to try find the easiest three (3) mask making methods available. My criteria was based on finding methods that used materials that were easy to find around the house, didn’t need a sewing machine, and had simple instructions to follow.
Erma Bombeck said there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. Like Freddy Nock on a tightrope, Trevor Noah walks that line superbly. This book is hilarious, touching, inspiring, honest and witty: a masterpiece.