Thoughts on the Princess Diaries Series, 11 Years Later

This has been a strange year for reading. There are times when I've devoured books, and other times where I don't read anything (except required reading) for weeks. I wanted to reread a series, more for comfort than anything else, and I decided to pick something other than the Harry Potter books, which I reread … Continue reading Thoughts on the Princess Diaries Series, 11 Years Later

A Friend’s Reading Challenge: 10 Books in a Week

One of my best friends is an avid reader and often reads voraciously in a very short period. She took a few days off of work with the goal to read 10 books. This sounded like fun, so I thought I'd join her in trying to read 10 books before my classes started a few … Continue reading A Friend’s Reading Challenge: 10 Books in a Week

How I Analyze Art: Context is Everything

I think almost every object we interact with is worthy of deeper consideration. Whether it's a piece of advertising, a chair in our homes, a film, a game, a book--every object has the potential to reveal something. For me what makes this a worthwhile is not the object in and of itself, but the context … Continue reading How I Analyze Art: Context is Everything