Defending Jacob by William Landay tells the story of a fourteen-year-old boy named Jacob Barber who is accused of murdering a classmate. If you enjoy crime fiction or psychological drama this a high-quality and addictive yarn. This is also a story that is hard to discuss without any spoilers so first I'll provide my general … Continue reading “Defending Jacob”: An Addictive, Engrossing Read
BIRD BATH A glint in the sun. Splashes from a rain puddle. Small birds, getting clean.
Frame the problem, Frame the narrative, Frame your memories;Break free!Live beyond the frame.
Too happy, I was. An uncomfortable state; Quick fix - sabotage!
When alone - warm, sweet. Together, a horror show. Leader calls, attack!
Other’s families - Warm, welcoming, stable, fun. Not mine, my burden.
"Wait, is this a parody?" That was one of my first surprising thoughts when rewatching a much beloved cinematic experience. Let me explain. I first saw "A Room With A View" as a college undergrad. It was my first foray into British period pieces and I was enchanted. Such romance! Such beauty! I don't recall … Continue reading Re-watching A “Room With A View” Twenty Years Later