“My mind,” he s…

“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why…

Those That Cross My Path

Sometimes the journey’s we find ourselves on are never really about us in the first place. Sometimes they are more about those we meet along the way. The Universe connects all living beings very much like a giant web. This basically means everyone you ever have or ever will be in contact with was somehow…

2013…Finally

FIRST ENTRY 2013 2012 is finally over! So much fear and trash was put out into the world during this past year in regards to the Apocalypse people were so fixated on. Low and behold we made it to 2013! Goodbye and good riddance to the challenges met and faced last year and welcome to the…

Courage, Strength and Adventure

I’ve been meaning to write this for far too long. Of course working as a bookseller in the only bookstore in town can leave one a bit taxed for time during the holiday season. Today I wanted to touch on the subject of courage. What does it mean to be brave? When I ask myself…

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”-Vonnegut

Adventures and Sacrifice: Growth

Gandalf: “You’ll have a tale or two to tell when you get back.” Bilbo: “Can you promise that I will come back?” Gandalf: “No. And if you do, you will not be the same.” -The Hobbit

The Second Star to the Right…Remember When Kissing Was Gross?

Today I wanted to discuss the inner child archetype we all carry within us and of how important it is to tap into that energy.  As adults we are immersed in our daily routine of waking up, taking kids to school, going to work, picking kids up from school, making dinner, getting ready for bed etc. We…

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Title: “Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale” Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children Copyright: 2004 Interest/Grade Level Equivalent: PreK/1.0 (scholastic) Summary–Knuffle Bunny is a tale about Trixie and her beloved stuffed animal (Knuffle Bunny). Trixie and her dad go on a trip to the laundromat through the neighborhood and park.…

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The Beauty of Pushing Aside Turkey

I woke up this morning to the sound of my phone ringing. Two text messages from my family in Miami, Fl. Both texts were related to either books, writing or my love for nerdy stuff. The first “Kat, did you take the Lord of the Rings movies with you when you moved to Tennessee?” The…