Sylvia Plath's only novel, The Bell Jar is a fantastic dive into the mind, and her experiences with mental illness. Semi-autobiographical, the language Plath uses to describe her/Esther's outlook, experiences, and later treatments is beautiful. Her writing puts the reader right into Esther's head, and gives ...read more
This last Monday, I had a Really Good Workout. I have no idea what I did differently, or which stars were aligned, but I was able to do more work than I typically do, in less time, and felt energetic and good while doing it. I was telling Eli about ...read more
It's embarrassing, it's itchy, it's everywhere. I've had dandruff since I was a teenager, and as my personal care routine has evolved to suit my body's needs my dandruff has stubbornly persisted. When I was shampooing every day? Dandruff. When I went months without shampooing ...read more
What a sweet book. This book is a glass of warm milk before bed. It's the one fuzzy blanket you have that is so soft and fits perfectly around you. It's comforting, and homey -- the perfect antidote for this indefinite winter.
Kitchens of the Great Midwest follows the ...read more
How Everything Became War, and the Military Became Everything might be the best book I read this year. The military has never been a part of the cultures I grew up in, so my knowledge and awareness of what the military is, how it's run, and what it does ...read more