Currently Reading/Watching

I’m taking a break from work because my blood pressure is so high. I was dealing with a defendant directly, as opposed to her counsel, as she is unrepresented at the moment. But her attitude problem was ridiculous. After attempting to reason with her, even though she was completely wrong and I could have told her to just f *ck off, she asked to speak … Continue reading Currently Reading/Watching

Listen, Watch, Read #12

Even though I had been working feverishly on my book for the last quarter of 2016, 2017 hit my creative trajectory like a wall. I was feeling a bit down on myself until I read The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp, which ended up being awesomely inspiring and giving me a much needed dose of grace. The book, which I highly recommend, illuminates the spectrum … Continue reading Listen, Watch, Read #12

Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute

The other night, during a Friday night dinner party, we got in a spirited debate regarding the lack of female narratives in high school literature. Thus, we, as women, are generally more capable for relating to male narratives then the other way around. Men just simple are not exposed in the same way to the varied life experiences of women. I even realized that I … Continue reading Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute

When Breath Becomes Air

I need to start cataloguing my good reads because I so frequently forget the great books I’ve read. So first up: “You can’t ever reach perfection, but you can believe in an asymptote toward which you are ceaselessly striving.” When Breath Becomes Air. I’d been meaning to read this book since it came out. It is the, for lack of a better phrase, life philosophy … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air

Listen, Watch, Read #8 – The Summer Edition

I’ve been changing my thinking habits. Changing may be a strong word. Enhancing? I’ve been listening to The Lively Show on my way to work. This podcast is upbeat and provides insight on how to live your life with intention. (Read: Spend less time on social media). In an effort to manifest all I’ve learned, this weekend was a trial run. I listened to my … Continue reading Listen, Watch, Read #8 – The Summer Edition