How it Feels to be Colored

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. _ How It Feels to Be Colored Me by Zora Neale Hurston I AM COLORED but I offer nothing in the way of extenuating circumstances except [Read More...]

Coming Up for Air: GIVEAWAY

CONTEST!!!! CONTEST!!! GIVEAWAY!!!! GIVEAWAY!!!! Okay, y’all know I don’t do this very much but Patti is one of my FAVORITES. So here’s the deal — I have two books to GIVEAWAY. Totally free Here’s what you have to do. Tell us a story about your own mother. Any thing you want. You can TOTALLY rat [Read More...]

My Summer Reads

Some people go to antique stores. Others drop in the random bike shop. When I’m on the road, I visit bookstores, in search of some unexpected treasure. I found just that at Grassroots Bookstore in Corvallis, when I came across this book by southern soulmate, Mark Richard. I’m shamed to admit I’d never heard of [Read More...]


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