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Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

Book Review Tuesday: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey.

Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey My rating: 5 of 5 stars I listened this via audiobook. This was a fascinating story about lessons that the author learned throughout his life. He didn’t have the traditional upbringing of the privileged talent that we see coming through today. He had trails and tribulations. He grew up in aContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey.”

Wisdom

Today I am so glad I came across this writing, it spoke volumes to me, hope it will for you too.❤️ “Some years ago, I was stuck on a crosstown bus in New York City during rush hour. Traffic was barely moving. The bus was filled with cold, tired people who were deeply irritated withContinue reading “Wisdom”

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