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What happens when we love a racist: Atticus Finch and those times when our friends are wrong.

“Sometimes we have to kill a little so we can live.” ―Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman  Chances are good that you have either read Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, or at least heard enough about the controversy surrounding … Continue reading

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All about the books, bout the books, no TV.

Ok, that’s a lie. I am totally about the TV too, especially since it’s still Bachelor [in Paradise] season and there’s nothing I love more than my Bach family making fools of themselves and eschewing sunscreen in Mexico. But books! … Continue reading

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Vacation is for reading, of this I am certain.

In theory, my whole life is for reading, as I am doing a PhD in literature which is a fancy way to say I READ ALL THE BOOKS ALL THE TIME AND WRITE ALL THE THINGS. But we all know … Continue reading

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Bread and Wine, Chicken and Potatoes.

You have most likely been thinking (ok, not really, because you probably don’t spend tons of time reflecting on what I have or haven’t posted), that these Paris posts have been sorely lacking in one of my very most favorite … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Paris.

Tomorrow I am celebrating July 4th by hopping on a plane and heading to Paris for a month. Ok, so actually tickets are just really cheap if you fly out of the United States on the night of the 4th. … Continue reading

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I want it to matter.

A couple weeks ago I started thinking about what I wanted to teach for my last class of the semester. I think endings are really important, really necessary in tying something all together and locking it in your brain in a … Continue reading

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The beauty of ordinariness.

Over Christmas break I read some books. You have no idea how exciting it was to type that sentence. Yes, I technically read books all the time, I am technically employed to read books. But so often they are not … Continue reading

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