Reflecting on 2017, and looking onward to a new year

Reflecting on 2017, and looking onward to a new year

2017 was a year of many changes for me. I got engaged, I moved super far away from the midwest, where I'd lived my entire life. I joined a book club in my new town. I left a job that made me unhappy and started a new one that allows me to work from home with [...]

Why I love the library

Why I love the library

There are fewer places that put me more at ease than the library. Walking around among all those words, all those books that have been read by many, feels like a community. But at the same time, it's also one of the quietest places to be. A great place to clear your mind — a [...]

How to survive the winter

It's that time of year again. The sun disappears, temperatures are often subzero and the ground is constantly covered and recovered with the white fluffy stuff. Winter is here, and unless you are a very warm blooded pro-skier, or live in the sunshine state, you'll probably spend a lot of time indoors. Wondering what to [...]