Disclosure: This post was inspired by the novel The Little Paris Bookshop: A Novel by Nina George, where Monsieur Perdu–a literary apothecary–finally searches for the woman who left him many years ago.. Join From Left to Write on October 8th as we discuss The Little Paris Bookshop. As a member, I received a copy of […]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in three women in the U.S. has been a victim of domestic violence, regardless of age, economic status, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Violence and trauma can lead to chronic health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, and cancer.
Courtesy of Grammarly’s plagiarism checker, here’s an ode to World’s Teacher Day. Check it out by clicking here. Bill Burr does this phenomenal routine that pokes fun at the fish out of water saves inner city kids movie genre. I know that these movies are supposed to be uplifting and make us feel gooey inside, […]
In yesterday’s ESL class, we read an article about literacy journalism pioneer “Dr Bob” Laubach. Laubach was born into a family that had literacy in their blood. His parents were missionaries in the Philippines and they taught the Maranoa people to read. This article reminded me of this meme I keep seeing on my Facebook […]
****This post was sponsored by Verizon FIOS as part of the #FIOSPhilly Campaign. All opinions found here are strictly my own.**** My family had used our last provider for ten years. We knew the channels by heart and how to use the remote without looking. The Mister has found all the sports channels and The […]
I am a member of the Netflix Stream team. I have been provided a complimentary subscription to NetFlix to share information about upcoming programming. All opinions are my own. Spoiler Alert: If you have never seen Grey’s Anatomy and want to watch fresh, please do not read any further. What you should do is set […]
When I was in New York City for BlogHer 15, I took a free afternoon to explore, determined to visit the 9/11 Memorial. The experience was one that caused mixed emotions. Walking into the memorial grounds, the throngs of people chattered about their expectations. I was in my head, wondering how a country that treats […]