Girl books

The library haul this month. I think I can live with the fact that there are so many books that feature girl central characters, or are written by women authors, or profile women in different fields, that my kids possibly don’t have to read any other books.

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A writing goal

This year, I would like to write about others (hopefully imaginary others). When I read my bio I feel that I focus too much about myself in my writing. I don't want eulogize, but writing for social good is rattling in my head.

peek into the past, and how

Considering that history is messed up, and history books are written by the winners, how do we 'read' history? One thought is to focus on the current life (society, social problems, demographics, socioeconomic situation, culture), and then take a lightweight approach to reading the historical background that led to current situations.