A couple of years ago, I started reading books about the Catholic faith during Lent. You can read my previous posts from 2018 and 2019, if you wish. Normally, I only read three books during those 40 days, but because I started early … and have decided not to stop, […]
Poetry can be hard to define, but most people know a poem when they read one. Some people love poetry; others can do without it. Regardless, understanding this art form — as a reader or a writer — is part of any well-rounded education. Therefore, in honor of National Poetry Month, which happens every April, I’ve decided to present some frequently asked questions and their answers.
This past weekend, I attended Gallifrey One, a Los Angeles Doctor Who convention, with my husband. One of the sessions we attended was led by Christopher Jones, a Minnesota-based illustrator, and comic book artist. He did his session in a really interesting way that I think you could probably adapt […]
A short story based on this prompt: The whacky antique dealer took pictures near a broken refrigerator about an hour ago to discover the secret.
Another year and another Lent has passed. I enjoyed my Lenten reading last year, so I thought I’d do it again. And again, it was a mixed bag. Here are my thoughts… The Archaeology of Faith: A Personal Exploration of How We Come to Believe by Fr. Louis J. Cameli […]
This past Lent, I decided to read books on the Christian faith. During that time, I was able to read three books: Joy to the World: How Christ’s Coming Changed Everything (and Still Does) by Scott Hahn The Name of God Is Mercy by Pope Francis and translated by Oonagh […]
This is one of my earliest successful speeches. I competed in several High School competitions, often earning a fifth-place certificate. My father helped me with the cadence and rhythm, but the writing and research are all mine. Later, after the Loma Prieta quake (which I got to experience first hand), […]