It’s almost unbelievable. A single mother with a baby, living on welfare, suffering from depression, feverishly writes in an Edinburgh coffee shop and produces one of the world’s most loved and lucrative series of books. Harry Potter, of course. Continue reading “The Magic of Imagination”
I’ve been dwelling in Ancient Egypt lately. No, I haven’t worked out time travel yet, but I’m reading a biography of Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff.
We don’t know that Cleopatra was as gorgeous as the movies depict, but she was undeniably impressive. As the pharaoh of Egypt, she had to maneuver among family, subjects, and the power of Rome, each one poised to kill her if she made a wrong move. Continue reading “Make Some History”
We’ve always got a thing or two that makes us anxious.
Making the next mortgage payment.
Wondering what your teenager does when she goes out at night.
This damn election coming up in the U.S. Continue reading “Anxious Lately?”