Day 17: Books, America, Yeah- Keep Reading!

It is day 17 of #my500words, and I am in a slump. I have a lot happening in my brain these days, but my day to day feels uneventful. I worked from my apartment all day every day last week and found the experience to be restorative mostly. I welcomed the arrival of my boyfriendContinue reading “Day 17: Books, America, Yeah- Keep Reading!”

Dreams from My Father- Thoughts and Takeaways

I finished Dreams from My Father, former President Barack Obama’s autobiographical narrative of his early years, earlier this week. It chronicles Obama’s childhood and family background as well as his years working as an organizer in Chicago and exploring what it means to be black, or white for that matter, in America. I found theContinue reading “Dreams from My Father- Thoughts and Takeaways”

A Closer Look at former President Obama

This morning, without much deliberation or thought, I set a goal to read 50 books in 2019! I have no real measure of my normal reading habits or speed, so I am looking forward to crushing this goal and finally reading so many of the books I have been eager to find time for! FirstContinue reading “A Closer Look at former President Obama”