Am I leaving Twitter? Not yet. But I’m exploring other places to hang out online. “Musk’s takeover hasn’t driven me off the platform yet. But it has made me think harder about how I use it, and why—questions I’m carrying with me as I line up some possible alternatives. So many alternatives, so little time,… Continue reading »
This month, I get a little nostalgic—but only a little—about some of my family’s old seasonal faves. Ooooooo went the wind and out went the light….
Happy (?) Banned Books Week! For my September newsletter, I wrote about book challenges (a big problem, and getting bigger) and carless living in this new empty-nest phase of my life.
The New York Times Book Review asked me to review two new middle-grade novels that confront, in very different ways, the growing threat to kids’ freedom to read. This threat has been worrying me a lot lately, so I was especially glad to get to write about these two books. Read the review.
We moved our youngest kid into his first-year college dorm this past weekend, and I wrote myself a starter survival guide.