I have so many thoughts and feelings on this book, I'm making this a short review to include ONLY the most important things. **SPOILERS AHEAD** The Good Poetic, lyrical writing style full of precise vocabulary and syntax. It's a pleasure to read. Somehow, the elaborate language doesn't feel impossible to wade through. It complements the… Continue reading The Secret History: A Review
Now that I'm on the subject of 20, I remember a lesson: Don't believe deceptions. My biggest regrets trace back to the times I believed deceptions. Or even when I didn't believe deceptions, but didn't know how to avoid them. The Book of Revelation, interestingly, has something to say about deceptions. The Beast out of… Continue reading Avoid Deception
At this time of my life, gazing on the red-dirt speckled fields and forests of my city, I find myself longing for gardens. I want to see the loveliest flowers and plants of our area, cultivated in a pleasing way. I want the house my family moves to be free from corrosion, bugs, and ugliness;… Continue reading Gardens
Good Writing Offends People.
All right, all right. I know everyone's probably going to--well--get offended by this. But I've been pondering something lately. This morning, I had a conversation with someone wherein they talked about how often people cussed in public school. "And we're not supposed to even think about those words because Holy Holy Holy, right?" she said.… Continue reading Good Writing Offends People.
Seven Things I’m Thankful For In Fall
So maybe all this fall stuff is overrated. Still, fall is becoming one of my favorite seasons, and here are a few things I'm thankful about for it.