Maybe we are all liars. Maybe we have all been forced to lie. But there is always a chance, and a choice, to reveal the truth. Do I dare? Do you?
There ought to be a word for this phenomenon, a word like spoiledisappointed that means the feeling you get when you watch a movie of a book you’d read, and you can’t watch it without going, “That doesn’t happen in the book!” every five seconds. It happened to me with News of the World. I…… Continue reading It Happened to Me: I Didn’t Like the Movie Because I Read the Book
I don’t want to finish Paulette Jiles’s News of the World because it’s so good. Maybe because I’m homesick for the early spring in Central Texas and the book is an account of a journey of an unlikely pair through 1850’s Wild Wild West. So fun! One chapter till I’m done, then I get to…… Continue reading “News of the World” for Weeks
But Mari, the cleanliness – the tidiness – is unsettling. some of us are addicted to chaos, Mari; what type of witchery are you playing at today? >:/ In all seriousness, I find myself leaning in to the little tiny things that I’m almost embarrassed to like: like cleaning my carpet using a hand vacuum…… Continue reading Dear Mari Kondo, Part Two