Books and Writing

5 Books That Made Me Think Differently

Have you ever read a book that just blew your mind? That kept you up at night? That stuck with you for days after you closed it? That changed the way you think about something? These books can be few and far between, the truly life-changing ones even more so. I'm grateful to be able… Continue reading 5 Books That Made Me Think Differently

What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month (September)

Hello hello lovelies! It has been a month. Some months that's the kindest think I can say. It was exhausting - courtesy of both insomnia and the Kavanaugh hearings. I was also a little jealous of all those going back to school. I know, I'm a nerd, but few things made me as happy as… Continue reading What I Read This Month (September)

Musings

On keeping your hands to your damn self

So it happens that my first experience with someone actually touching me without my consent coincided with Brett Kavanaugh's hearing. How serendipitous. Disclaimer: so many women experience far worse than having their ass groped on the bus. While it wasn't pleasant, and it made me want to take a shower, I was lucky. He never… Continue reading On keeping your hands to your damn self

Books and Writing

5 Great Books About Feminism (#2)

I love books by unapologetically badass women, even if they aren't ostensibly about the female experience. All the better if they are, though. Two of these books are by "celebrities" - read: hardworking, talented, hilarious women. One of these books has sparked a performance-based, awareness-raising movement on college campuses and in community theaters across the… Continue reading 5 Great Books About Feminism (#2)

What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month (August)

Happy Fall! I'm so excited that summer is almost over (I know, controversial opinion - but I'm from Maine and I love the cold.) Chilly fall days are perfect for curling up with a fuzzy blanket, a good book, and a cup of tea. Of course, summer is also a great time to sit outside… Continue reading What I Read This Month (August)