Here’s August

Hey, look! A traditional blog post from...me! That’s right. As the hottest days of Summer find their way over the Rocky Mountains, it seems that I am returning to a somewhat normal energy level again. Over the past few months I have struggled with a slew of health issues from low thyroid to high cholesterol…

Book Review: Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice: Hoffman

“Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father’s “museum,” alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl, and a one-hundred-year-old turtle. One night Coralie stumbles upon a…

Why Reading Is Important

and not for everyone... Since Rowling invented the world of Harry Potter and Poe wrote his first sentences, there has been an everlasting debate on whether or not reading fantasy is useful or even meaningful. What is the point of creating new worlds that don’t fit into today’s modern norms? Or worlds that are archaic…