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I have been cold forever and there is no end in sight.

The last time I felt warm was in August. I was sitting on the porch, in the shade, the cats in asymmetrical puddles at my feet, and we were all simply oppressed by the heat. We were dying of it. We were melting. And we didn’t even appreciate it. Since then, I’ve been cold. My…… Continue reading I have been cold forever and there is no end in sight.

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Ten Books To Introduce Kids (of any age! Adults, too!) to Shakespeare by Andi Diehn

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
When I was about 12 years old, I decided to read A Midsummer Night’s Dream. My mom was impressed. We went to the library and picked it up, along with Hamlet, just because, and I carried them home with a reverence usually reserved for books by Madeleine L’Engle and…

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The first weekend of winter arrives early and has nothing to do with snow.

I am a winter kind of person. I don’t ski, I don’t snowboard, and I fail every year to get my snow tires applied before the snow falls, but still–winter is grand. I love the whole being indoors thing. I love the need for sweaters and wool socks and fires in the fireplace. I love…… Continue reading The first weekend of winter arrives early and has nothing to do with snow.