The Trouble With Labels

Have you ever gotten so wrapped up in a book, you find yourself completely transported into the mind of the main character, where all of their thoughts become your thoughts and their feelings your feelings? That's the mark of good writing and the ultimate in story telling in my opinion. That I can suspend my reality for that moment …

Saturday Upside: Deus ex Machina

"The thing is...authenticity isn't always the safe option. Sometimes choosing being real over being liked is all about playing it unsafe."  -Brene Brown   I looked at my watch and saw that I was creeping past fashionably late to unreasonably late, but I had to finish. The little icon on the lower left hand side …

Gear Shift: Forget About Nutrition, Let’s Talk About Justin Cronin

This post has absolutely no nutritional merit. In fact, it's chocked full of airy nothingness as I type out my giddiness and delight over the anticipation of the sequel to the best book I read last year. Yes, I read! Something other than recipes and nutrition articles! My book tastes are kind of all over …