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Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you’re buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction.

I hope you find something you like.

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My Rage-Fueled Grown-Up Christmas List

Last night, while waiting for the bus, I got angry.

It happened while I was reading updates on the impeachment trial and accompanying Tweets from Methodists annoyed with the proceedings.

They have every right to be frustrated.

Ten months ago, queer Methodists (myself included) and their allies were denied inclusion in the Methodist denomination.

It took the Methodist church a matter of days to make me unwelcome in the denomination and ruin my entire year.

Meanwhile, it’s taken MONTHS to initiate impeach proceedings against the man who instated a trans military ban and popularized the phrase “grab her by the pussy.”

After waking up feeling extra salty and extremely political, I drafted a Christmas list.

Santa better deliver.

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November Happenings

I lived all 30 days of November but I barely remember any of them.

Somehow, I condensed a year’s worth of activities into a single month.

When I started the month, I thought I’d be fitting writing sessions between social engagements, horror movies, and book rereads.

HA.

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NaNoWriMo 2019: The Great Train Write-in and Powell’s Book Haul

I haven’t gotten up before 5:00 AM since I worked opening shift at a cafe.

Today, I urged my aging body out of bed at 4:30 AM to board a train full of strangers.

We commiserated over coffee, talked about books, got really deep into pagan mysticism, and wrote a ton of words.

It was my first ever Great Train Write-in and I had a blast. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo 2019: The Great Train Write-in and Powell’s Book Haul”