This semester at university, in comparison to last semester, I have a rather large reading list, which I thought would be nice to share with you guys! 267 more words
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As I write this blog post, I’m curled up in a papasan chair, snuggled under a cozy blanket, sipping a steaming mug of tea (this particular tea is Fortnum & Mason’s Wedding Breakfast, made especially to commemorate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and I can hardly wait to drink whatever concoction they brew up for Harry and Meghan’s wedding later this year), and watching snowflakes gently falling onto the snow-covered streets outside my window while children laugh and build snowmen and throw snowballs at the neighborhood cats. 1,022 more words
Eliot Kukla wrote a beautiful meditation on the ways that our vulnerabilities and weaknesses define us.
Approximately 0.6 percent of American adults identify as transgender, just under 0.2 percent of the world population is Jewish, and 100 percent of us will get sick, yet it is being chronically sick that makes me feel like an outsider. 177 more words
Book sleeves are the new “thing” hovering around the book community, and I predict that they will become huge over the next year or so. If you don’t know, a book sleeve is a kind of pocket-y thing to hold your books, mainly paperbacks as these tend to get very bashed in bags and rucksacks (I find in suitcases especially!). 340 more words