At some point in time, long ago, I vaguely remember thinking volunteering to judge a book contest would be a good idea? I've judged high school journalism contests in the past and those were always bad ideas. Maybe #romance novella contests are better?
Henry Ford's antisemitism, censorship Show more
It appears that #JackOReilly, the mayor of #Dearborn #Michigan, has fired city-funded magazine #DearbornHistorian's editor #BillMcGraw for publishing a story about #HenryFord's #antisemitism. O'Reilly has also forbidden the magazine from being mailed to subscribers. It would be TERRIBLE, wouldn't it, if the story Mayor O'Reilly doesn't want you to read were available online and spread far and wide? #censorship #history http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles/21513/100_years_later_dearborn_confronts_the_hate_of_hometown_hero_henry_ford
The Book Prize is looking for a new sponsor. I'm rooting for the Taxslayer Booker Prize, but I guess that's why it took them so long to include Americans.
cat food + Show more
Wet cat food is a game changer. Our old cat has more energy than she's been in a couple years. The young cat is glossier. And somehow they both put up with each other more.
Latest reading adventure - the space opera I just started has a planet called Nickleback. The characters decide it's not a good place to land their spaceship and that's it, but I'm feeling like maybe this isn't my kind of book. It doesn't help our county fair has Nickleback booked for this summer, so maybe it's just too soon for me.
#amreading I've heard such good things about The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang that I was prepping to be let down a smidge (I'm super picky about contemporaries, and premise of genderbent Pretty Woman wasn't an automatic sell for me.) It was that good though - good balance of sweetness and drama and I really love both leads. #romance
I started reading a book I've heard decent things about. Page 1 heroine gets to the airport. Page ~25, her and hero are getting on a plane. I start looking ahead and they get off the plane on page 101. This book has 307 pages. I love a good trapped together story, but I'm thinking this one isn't my thing. #romance #amreading #dnf
#sffbookclub The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion wb Show more
so I'm late to this game, but
1) In my head Freedom is North Liberty.
2) Also I feel like this is what would happen if my philosophy club tried to start a commune.
Job hunting, wallowing Show more
I have an almost middle schooler in my house and I think she'd be proud of my dramability if she got song reference. I should put that down as a skill, too.
Job hunting, wallowing Show more
Got a no today that made me extra sad (even if it's a good no.) Going to update my resume:
And you can trust me not to think
And not to sleep around
If you don't expect too much from me
You might not be let down
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