Review: Dead Sleep by Greg Iles

Dead Sleep by Greg Iles was our latest selection for book club. I finished the book last week, but had held off on writing the review in the hopes of doing another book club review. However, since only three people read the book at the meeting (including me), we did not end up discussing the…

Review: The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

George Woodbury is a beloved science teacher who once saved the local school from an armed shooter. Fast forward a decade and the same science teacher is in prison after being accused of sexual misconduct with four students. The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall is the story of the family as they await…

Monday Milestones: Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza is the perfect balm for this ex-New Yorker’s soul. I remember when I lived in the city the immense pressure put on you by the fitness community to be up to date: in the know of all the hottest classes and events, a visitor to all the…

Monday Milestones: Finding a Work-Life Balance: Why Self-Care Is Not Selfish

In an effort to get my life in order in 2018 I attended our local Young Leader organization’s luncheon this past week with my friend  Sam from Momma Runs on Plants, where the speaker gave a talk on the importance of work-life balance. If you are like me and love blogging, you know that the…

Review: The Vengeance of Mothers by Jim Fergus

It’s the 1870s and the United States Government has made an agreement with the Cheyenne: 1000 white women as brides in exchange for 300 horses. A secret program, this exchange takes place right before the end of the American Indian War… One of the biggest shames of our nation’s past. The Vengeance of Mothers by…