A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

Something that stands out to me as I watch US Open tennis is an attitude difference between the veteran players and the up & comers. The veterans lavishly compliment their opponents after a win, and even more so after a loss. They give credit where credit is due (and sometimes even where it isn’t.)  I […]

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Book Review: Rare Bird by Anna Whiston-Donaldson

About halfway through this book, I stopped reading, found the author on Twitter, and messaged her: Rare Bird is breathtaking. Thank you!  Indeed, Rare Bird is the brilliant, heartbreaking, yet somehow encouraging memoir of a mother coming to terms with the death of her twelve-year-old son, Jack, and her struggle to keep life afloat with […]

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Three Books I’m Excited to Read

Planning my blog post this morning, I was working with a theme of “Summer: Our Chance to Read More Books!” That’s when I realized that I see EVERY new season as an opportunity to get more reading in, so this theme was a bit ridiculous. In summer, I think of long afternoons reading on the […]

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