Thoughts On 2 Books #2

What began as a book blog has evolved into something far more amorphous as the busy pace of my life has accelerated almost beyond my control.  These days I have less time for sharing my thoughts about books than I did 2 years ago so am much more likely to post brief thoughts about multiple … Continue reading Thoughts On 2 Books #2

Thoughts On 2 Books

I haven't been reading as rapidly as I usually do. Although I like to pretend my goal is to read one work of nonfiction for every work of fiction, I rarely meet that goal.  This year has proven an aberration.  To date, I've only read or audited 5 works of fiction and 2 of poetry, … Continue reading Thoughts On 2 Books

We Created a Beautiful Monster

Thank y'all very much for your love of yesterday's post, "10 Bloggers, 300 Words Each".  That project was way too much fun.  I didn't realize it at the time, but the awesome Bloggers with whom I collaborated and I have apparently created a monster with the fictional Darla Nyte world we developed in that story. … Continue reading We Created a Beautiful Monster

Call for Collaborators: An Update

Unbeknownst to many but to the eventual delight of all, a powerful creative undercurrent has been churning through a collective consciousness... On March 28th, my friend Em and I simultaneously posted a call for volunteers to help us write a short story.  We decided on a max 3,000-word story to be written by the two … Continue reading Call for Collaborators: An Update

Why Liberalism Failed

by Patrick J. Deneen Review also posted on Goodreads.  If you're interested, you can read the synopsis here. My rating: 3 of 5 stars. Deneen does a good job of getting his point across by developing a simple formula that he uses throughout the book. For every statement he makes about liberalism's failure, he applies … Continue reading Why Liberalism Failed

God Is Not a Christian

via Daily Prompt: Constant Word count = 163 / Reading time = 45 seconds (Rated 3 of 5 stars on Goodreads) God Is Not a Christian packs quite a wallop for such a small book. Tutu propounds a constant message of forgiveness, tolerance, reconciliation, peace, and above all faith. Reading this collection of speeches and … Continue reading God Is Not a Christian