In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women by Alice Walker

#theunreadshelfproject2018 : read 1 -- unread 78 There are thirteen short stories in this book. I've read four and I find no desire to read more. These are two words that keep coming into my head while reading: Bitter Resentful These are silent women who unquestionably submit - prisoners to the status quo, and yet … Continue reading In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women by Alice Walker

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Australian Open, Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and NBA All-Stars: How my favourite athletes are holding up

Tennis Rafael Nadal has survived the first week. He's looking sharp and confident, and the relentless attitude is on full display as always. I like this new playing style that he acquired last year, right after his Aussie Open loss against Federer. He's more of an aggressive player now, dictating each game and keeping the … Continue reading Australian Open, Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and NBA All-Stars: How my favourite athletes are holding up

Rolling Stones, Santana, and Moulin Rouge: Tessa and Scott’s 2018 Olympic programs

Tessa and Scott are bringing it on this season. They are pulling all their best stops to win the Olympics. But I'm afraid it wouldn't be enough. They were unbeatable last season. The whole Ice Dance community was schooled to what excellence looks like when they came back. I never thought they could improve any … Continue reading Rolling Stones, Santana, and Moulin Rouge: Tessa and Scott’s 2018 Olympic programs

X:Men: Days of Future Past – On Fear, Hope, and Destiny

written May 28th, 2014 I saw X-Men: Days of Future Past the other day. It's refreshing to watch a comic book movie with a clever enough narrative that, at any moment, could collapse because of it's ambition. But it held itself together, even managed to pull some heartstrings without being sentimental. Unlike other superhero films, you … Continue reading X:Men: Days of Future Past – On Fear, Hope, and Destiny