My dog kissed a bear (Seriously) and, yes, yes, it’s summer in Alaska

The damnest thing happened last month. Seriously (our dog) and I were running trails with a friend and her husky, when we saw a lone black bear. And Seriously walked over and kissed it. WTF, eh? Here’s how it happened. We were on the Campbell Tract trails and stopped to water the dogs by the… Read More My dog kissed a bear (Seriously) and, yes, yes, it’s summer in Alaska

Book Review: Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt

I seem to be on a YA kick lately. Maybe I’m trying to recapture my own childhood or maybe I’m looking for a less complex way of looking at the world. Whatever the case, it’s refreshing to read YA novels, refreshing to sink down into a world where adulthood is still foreign, where the days… Read More Book Review: Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt

I am totally loving “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” by Erika L. Sanchez

Good news on tax day: I just started I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez and I am blown away. I’ve read a lot of good books lately, and while I’ve raved about some of them, this one is in a category all of its own. What I love most is the… Read More I am totally loving “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” by Erika L. Sanchez