The Practicality of Writing 

Well, I can’t.  Not practical. Poppy Mongomery’s amazing performance in Magic Beyond Words aside, I really can’t stand people who say writing isn’t practical.  Worse yet, some people call English stupid.  Why can’t everybody be encouraging like: If you want to study writing, study writing. *sighs* Oh, Anne.  If only … While I agree with J.K. Rowling’s […]

Tess of the D’Urbervilles Chapters 1-13

I’m super stoked to read this one because fun fact: When Mom, my Aunt Tracy, and I were in England, we visited a town called Bere Regis.  It’s the part of England the Turbervilles are from.  My aunt’s maiden name is Turbeville.  We stopped in the town’s church and everyone was really excited because they’d […]