Tag Archives: Resistance

Zero-Tolerance in Twelve Objects, Part 1: The Dwarf Morgante


I spent a week and a half at the end of June 2018 with my parents and siblings in Italy. It was a lovely trip, full of museums, old churches, older ruins, pasta, gelato, cats, and beautiful views of rivers … Continue reading

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Recent Reflections and Reads: The Incredible, Credible Museum


For the past six months, I’ve been contemplating questions related to what makes someone or something a trusted or persuasive source. In whose opinion or expertise do we put stock? How do we honor different kinds of knowledge, both that … Continue reading

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2018 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (November 2018)


November’s words were: brown, dream, family, food, laugh, over, table, thanks, town I read… Book of Poems: Food by Ogden Nash Poems: “In Defense of Small Towns” by Oliver de la Paz “The Circus Is in Town” by Patricia Smith … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (September 2018)


The words were: always, below, call, chase, fall, leave, school, sleep, teach Novels: Leaving Atlanta by Tayari Jones Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman Picture book (for adults): Go the F*ck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (August 2018)


August’s words were: above, beach, boat, camera, few, help, house, sun, yellow Novels: Glass Houses by Louise Penny Plays: I Am a Camera by John Van Druten Picture Books: Sunny Days by Trudi Strain Trueit Toy Boat by Randall de … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (July 2018)


July’s words were: apple, between, blue, cabin, desert, many, stay, water, wood/s Here’s what I read… Middle Grade Novels: Last Summer with Maizon; Maizon at Blue Hill; and Between Madison and Palmetto by Jacqueline Woodson Picture Books: Too Many Toys … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (June 2018)


June’s words were: bell, bird, bride, live, none, river, some, town, when I went on a family vacation for half of June, which gave me lots of extra time to read – on planes, in airports, in four different unfamiliar … Continue reading

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