Creating and Undoing: Of Good Books and the Moving Spirit

Once, when I was a grad student, living in Vancouver off of a part-time starbucks barista wage, I did not have money for christmas presents.  So I decided to do what I love to do, have always loved to do, and do almost every day to this day which is, to tell people about books... Continue Reading →

Wrinkles in Time, 8 year olds, and Truth…all while trying to do the dishes.

My husband and I were in the kitchen cleaning up after dinner this week when my 8 year old walked in and asked, “But how can we know what’s true?”  That’s a "pay attention" question if ever there was one.  She went on: “Like with IT.  IT told Meg and Calvin that it knew what... Continue Reading →

The Magic YES of 2016

      In the book A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd, a young girl, Felicity, her mother and her sister, are moving to their mother’s Tennessee mountain hometown after a decade of travelling around, rootless. Rumor is that the town has magic, real magic. Felicity’s mom explains to her:    “The town HAD... Continue Reading →

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