When I was in college trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life, I dabbled in writing. I wanted to be a writer, but I was afraid to be a writer. Afraid to make mistakes, afraid to show my work, afraid to put anything down on paper that might expose too much of who I was.
Then I read the mystery novel Reflex, by Dick Francis.
This week two fellow BlogHer Contributing Editors (Virgina DeBolt and Elana Centor), and BlogHer co-Founder (Elisa Camahort Page), and me had a virtual book club call to discuss Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn....more
Lately my daughter has been really into pointing out babies or other little people. So, it makes sense that her new favorite book is Global Babies.She loves looking at the different faces, and I love the exposure she is getting to different skin colors and clothing styles. Plus, how can you argue with their philosophy?...more