Everything that Made me Happy in July

Everything that Made me Happy in July

Graceland Too by Phoebe Bridgers Seeing people I love after a long while apart Black-eyed susans Identifying trees The IT Crowd British humour Picking wildflowers Paved trails Evening church sermons Chocolate fudge ice cream “We could take your wheelchair” Secondhand bookstores Finding the perfect book for another Three-dollar books An email that says “your order…

Everything that Made me Happy in June

Everything that Made me Happy in June

Wheelchairs from thrift stores Spontaneously seeing friends High school graduates Old friends from long ago Meaningful discussions about the world Farmhouses Newborn goats Smoothie bowl shops Brush pens Talking for hours in a car  “We should hang out a lot more!” Ice Being free to be honest with someone Cute laughter Red-tinted hair People saying…

Shadow and Bone: A Spoiler-Free  Review of the New Netflix Show (…in Which I Scream about a Goat)

Shadow and Bone: A Spoiler-Free Review of the New Netflix Show (…in Which I Scream about a Goat)

This year I’ve fallen in love with Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology for the very first time, a pair of novels that have stuck within my daydreams. I found Bardugo’s other books set in the same universe and quickly grew obsessed. I may have joined the fandom a bit later than some of its…