Dear Glennon Doyle Melton, Wow. Just Wow. I am in awe of your wisdom and strength and bravery. Your raw, honest, loving words spoke to me. Your words are the same words that often clutter my mind. We are so alike, but we are so utterly different. My wish is that some day all of… Continue reading Letter to The Love Warrior
One of my all-time favorite books, by Italo Calvino, is Invisible Cities. As expected, it is probably the wanderlust in my blood, but each City is a place I feel like I have been. This book is a conversation between Marco Polo (Venetian Explorer) and his emperor Kublai Khan. The question is whether Marco is… Continue reading Invisible Cities I
This Thursday I am going to go see the “Big Magic” tour staring Elizabeth Gilbert. She is the best-selling author of many books, including Eat, Pray, Love. I am taking a friend for her birthday. Liz Gilbert inspired me when I listened to Eat, Pray, Love on audio-book. In the audible version of Eat,… Continue reading Whatever is good for your soul, do that.
As a lover of adjectives, commas and words that take you places (“soliloquy” “vellichor” “ephemeral”) my heart has carried around small voids since some of my favorite books by incredibly talented authors have been read and shelved: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The English Patient, Harry Potter, et al. Every now and then, I do… Continue reading Little Void, Filled.