Showing Up

I last wrote in February 26th. I’ve been gone so long that it’s been harder to know how to come back. I’m just going to share a bit of what’s been going on with me at home, and, you guessed it, my reads! My husband’s health last year was in a pretty dark place. He…

A Moonless, Starless Sky

A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa, by by Alexis Okeowo. I knew about this book thanks to a Goodreads friend, Ina. who also blogs here. The book writen by American journalist Alexis Okeowo, who grew up in Texas, and whose parents are from Nigeria, relates to us the lives of…

Poetry and Non Fiction

As I wrote my prospective readings for 2018, I realized I left some books behind (always, right?), such as The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami, Stendhal, some Japanese authors I’m interested in reading, not to mention I didn’t add any non fiction book in that list, or any poetry at all. While working on…