Today is a good day.
Because Alabama did the right thing! Thanks, all of you who voted correctly, which means especially black women! In other news, I pissed off several Jewish parents (not mine) yesterday, … Continue reading
And then I made a lot of you feel bad, even though that’s not the point.
Posted this on Facebook the other day (my personal one, not the Neurotic Owl page), and given the level of response, thought I’d restate it here. There’s been a lot … Continue reading
Pretty flowers and scary worlds.
Yesterday there was bomb threat called in to the Houston JCC, along with 9 others around the country. Today there may or may not have been an active shooter at … Continue reading
Fluffy and Rex, I lurve you!
I forget if I only raved about it on Facebook or lso here, but awhile back I read yet another Tessa Dare romance novel, and the heroine was a wildlife … Continue reading
Blessed is the match . . .
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, so it’s surprisingly timely that I was planning to post Hannah Szenes (sometimes spelled Senesh) today. Hannah was a Hungarian born Jew from an … Continue reading
If you even THINK about burning a library down, I will cut you.
Hypatia (of a few different places, really) is mostly remembered as a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, and as a rational person murdered by an irrational religious mob. Seems like a … Continue reading
Aaaand back to books you may or may not have read.
Because I assume everybody’s read ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, and OF COURSE Meg Murray’s on my list, but I don’t know how many people have read the other books, especially … Continue reading
Amelia Pond. It’s like a name out of a fairytale.
And then the opposition gets their say.
True story: when I was little and started reading the Narnia books, my mom sat me down and explained that they were very good books, but they were about a … Continue reading
Tarot! And a sukkah! Four of wands.
Because I’m sorry, that is clearly a sukkah, with or without walls. Which is fine — lots of cultures have a similar sort of harvest festival, so I’m not feeling … Continue reading