I bought this oxalis shamrock about three years ago. It keeps growing despite its age and regardless of the season. It’s happy in the eastern window of my apartment, basking in the morning sun. I don’t have the greatest track record with houseplants. I have one living jade, two oxalis, one croton. I’ve killed more […]
Star Wars was never “just for boys.” I say this in response to backlash from outspoken fans over The Last Jedi this winter. Not all the fans, mind you, but a minority of unhappy men who have been trolling female writers and actors of the film, and spewing fury over the franchise being “tainted” by […]
I am asking myself a number of questions as I ease back into blogging this new, fresh year. Should I blog? Do I have it in me to try again? What am I passionate about? What are my goals? The starting point, at first elusive, was right in front of me. The name of this […]
You may have noticed that the blog looks a wee bit different. Consider the change to be pre-spring cleaning and self-motivation. One simply needs to change the décor after a while and see a flush of new color. Or less color. Out with the chaotic red grass and on with the eucalyptus. I don’t want […]
The calendar resets and here we are again at January and its blank canvas, its clean horizon. The world breathes a collective sigh of relief as 2016 becomes memory. It was as fast as passing a landmark on the high way: blink and you miss it. We’re in new territory now. This side of the […]
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