Books to Film: Gift it, Read it, Watch it!

After spending Christmas Eve with my dad's side of the family, we sometimes spent Christmas day at home as a family of four. Many of those days I curled up with a new book, alternating between devouring the new words and snacking on my mom's pumpkin bread. My books weren't always at the top of my gift list, like my coveted bottle of 273 perfume or the Madonna True Blue tape, but they were the ones I held close to my heart that day, falling into another world....more
Ooh, I love each of these (oddly, though, I didn't know Fear and Loathing was book-based; to ...more

Running Rhythm: Slow Down

Mascara dampens my eyelids the minute I open the front door to leave the comfort of our air-conditioned house. Humidity immediately presses my lungs a few inches smaller, Ryan’s words “take it easy” ring in my ears before I insert my earbuds and quiet the world around me with music....more
@FarewellStranger Thanks Robin! Slowing down is tough, but it's important. I wish I could do a ...more