Dealing with the Reality of Stories

Think of the last time that you read a book that enveloped you. Time stopped or turned to a dull roar, and even the armrest that you leaned against didn’t seem as real as the people you were reading about. Somewhere in the amazingly intricate pattern of your mind, you could see them as well … Continue reading Dealing with the Reality of Stories


Cupcakes: Because They’re Important, Okay?

This week, I had the chance to do one of my favorite things: bake cupcakes. The bookends of summer in my life are birthdays, and a friend asked my sister and I to make cupcakes for her day. We were more than happy to enlist for that duty. Cupcakes are serious business around here.             … Continue reading Cupcakes: Because They’re Important, Okay?