Originally posted on Raising My Rainbow:
To grandmother’s house we go. #14hourdrive #cabinfever Back in April I was contacted by Ravali Reddy, a super-smarty student at Stanford University who is an undergraduate communication major (class of 2014, whoot whoot!) and a huge fan of Raising My Rainbow. She wanted to write about our family as…

Elided awesomeness: NaNoWriMo and Coilhouse.

I’ve cut back on social media and skipped blogging entirely for the past two weeks while I try to compose something extra-cerebral on the subject of books, as a precursor to reviewing some excellent YA novels. But I was reminded of two rather severe oversights in my 2011 review post, that I think I should […]

Taking a shine to the new year.

I hope 2012 is off to a decent start for everyone reading this: a good but modest start, since it’s only just begun and we shouldn’t get anyone’s hopes up just yet! I should have blogged about this at least a week ago, but I just couldn’t get organized enough to do so. No excuse, […]

On tragedy, stress and frustration tolerance.

I was already composing this post in my head yesterday, while reflecting on the thousands of women marching through the streets of Egypt, in outrage against the stripping and beating of a young woman by soldiers meant to serve and protect. I felt further driven to expound after my San Francisco-based friends started reporting today […]