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The Death Cure

Today, I went to the final installment of the Maze Runner movies. It feels like it’s been so long since the first one came out that it’s hard to think that this is the end. 718 more words

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My Adventure with "The New Jim Crow"

The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander’s 2010 racial critique of mass incarceration, is back in the news, thanks to a New York Times… 803 more words

Prison

The Bard and The Book(s) of the Month

First of all, ahhh! I had this one all planned out and still I post late. For me it’s only by a few minutes, but it just shows the date for readers. 1,058 more words

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Finding My Ikigai

The other day I finished reading “Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life” by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. Although it wasn’t a super short read, it was easy. 372 more words

Life

After the War by Alice Adams

After the War by Alice Adams is one of those rare books that defy the bad sequel status.  Ms. Adams seamlessly returns to the town of Pinehill and its colorful residents, all the gossip and speculation clashing with reality, fantasies fueled by emotional inner dialog, secret affairs of which everyone is aware, conversations attributed to no one in particular such as one would overhear at social functions, and she serves it up deliciously as if the reader is a neighbor with privileged insight into everyone’s private and public lives. 146 more words

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Book: Lean In By Sheryl Sandberg

This is one of the most amazing books I have read. Written with authenticity, lean into wholeheartedness and pretty straightforward. This is where you can… 88 more words

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Chilling Out in the Stars

I’ll admit I’m a sucker for themed things, especially when they’re Scorpio themed. I won’t lie and say I’m not just vain enough to feel excited whenever good things are predicted for my zodiac sign. 528 more words

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