Eleanor?

Is the name “Eleanor” making a comeback, or is it just me? Growing up, I was always the only Eleanor; the kid with an “old lady” and tragically old-fashioned name who grew up to be a woman with a “severe” sounding name. True, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, forcing an abrupt stop with the letter “r.” Introductions always almost ended with, “Oh, like … Continue reading Eleanor?

Seeking: Dad 2.0 by Gwendoline Raisson, illustrated by Magali Le Huche

I found this book on Netgalley and was drawn by the cover. The illustrations in this book are beautiful and the story is sweet, but this is definitely not for everyone. If you don’t enjoy feminist reads, this won’t interest you. The subject of this book is more about bringing social realities to the forefront, and less about developing a compelling story. Dad 2.0 focuses … Continue reading Seeking: Dad 2.0 by Gwendoline Raisson, illustrated by Magali Le Huche

From the bottom of my being by Mihai G. Paulet

“And I discovered something incredibly therapeutic [when writing]: I saw that the more I released what was inside, the more I felt rejuvenated and light like a feather.​” -Mihai G. Paulet, From the bottom of my being Let’s start with a disclaimer. Disclaimer: poetry is art in words, so you’ll either “get it” or you won’t. And it’s impossible to say that someone’s poetry is wrong … Continue reading From the bottom of my being by Mihai G. Paulet