Where Does Beauty Get You?

Thankful Crenshaw I’ve been thinking lately of my female characters and how little I actually understand about them. This isn’t a bad thing because it keeps me curious, but inevitably I get dazzled by their beauty or annoyed by their tendency towards bitchiness. (I’m glad that this word is no longer a cuss because if…

Beautiful Troublemakers

And this is art. Caravaggio left home young, fled after possibly killing another young man in a fight (he was always fighting) and produced this. Considered by some to be the father of realism in painting, he certainly brings to light a profound moment in human history in a totally accessible way. I love the…

I Want to Ride my Bicycle!

The New Girl by Sally Mitchell (great book) A confession–I home-schooled my daughter for less than a year. ( I also got donkey basketball cancelled at our town school–but that’s for another day). After days of arguing over multiplication I ended up letting said daughter sleep until noon and go for bike rides for the…