What a train wreck… but where was the train going?
Guest written by Elise Soto Sci-fi July pick by Elise Soto For sci-fi July we read Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes which was Published in 1959. We all agreed that while this was technically Syfy it ended up being more of an existential read. It brought up a lot of emotions and thoughts about … Continue reading Flowers For Algernon
"The book really demonstrated how radio was a tool to spread knowledge, music, culture and love"
April book club was great! The theme was: A book you were supposed to read in school, but didn’t. Maureen picked To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Emily Umble pointed out that this also falls into the category of banned books, and the group agreed what a shame that is. Despite the use of … Continue reading To Kill A Mockingbird
February’s theme was: A book with a love triangle. Mary Jo Strimer’s pick was The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn. She hadn't read the book before but knew it was a national bestseller. While many of us didn’t necessarily identify with the characters in the book, that doesn’t mean we didn’t laugh throughout! Especially when it … Continue reading The Arrangement
January's book club was well attended, we even welcomed a new member Sujal who added a lot to the conversation. Despite being spread out across the country, it's such a comfort knowing we are all experiencing a book together. Mary Hageman Oldham picked the book and we all agreed that it's our new favorite read! … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing
I mean, have these pearl clutchers even seen the movie “Thirteen?” Because that would give them a whole new thing to be in a tizzy over, and you can’t cancel everything, Karen.
Shoot, now I really wanna go watch Hairspray... NO TIME, JAIME! FOCUS! YOU HAVE A RECIPE TO CREATE! “Are you gonna drink yours?” My husband, who didn’t wait for an answer before drinking mine too Don’t worry, this recipe doesn’t come with a long explanation of family history, mostly because I made it up. I … Continue reading Cherry limeade
“Hello America. I wish I could tell you that this was still America, but I’ve come to realize you can’t have a country without people. And there are no people here. No, my friends. This is now the United States of Zombieland. It’s amazing how quickly things can go from bad to total shit storm”
I immediately realized that this lady needed more than gratitude… she needed a hug. Not from me, though. Because…. You know, germs. But from someone.