Season for Gratitude

Thanksgiving may have passed, but practicing gratitude year-round, especially during the holiday season, is beneficial to you and everyone around you. It will improve your state of mind, as well as that of everyone you come across during your day. Holidays can be a stressful time for anyone- if you are gathering with family, you … More Season for Gratitude

Register to Vote!

Your vote matters and is important! Every vote counts. The next national election  is on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. It is a very important election for Texas- it’s when we will be voting for our next Senator and Governor, among many other positions. The last day to register to vote in Texas is Tuesday, October 9th, … More Register to Vote!

Crazy Rich Asians: Why we can all relate even if we’re not multi-billionaires

A few years ago, I ordered the first “Crazy Rich Asians” book for the library’s e-book collection. When the next two volumes came out, I ordered those too. They were fairly popular, but not among the top circulating e-books. I read them and loved them, though, so I recommended them to my family. Eventually, my … More Crazy Rich Asians: Why we can all relate even if we’re not multi-billionaires

Two Lights Lost

This week has been a harsh and shocking reminder about the dangers of depression. In the space of a few days, we lost to suicide two cultural icons who both symbolized success in their own unique ways- fashion icon Kate Spade and the chef, author, traveler, TV show host, and master storyteller Anthony Bourdain. Kate … More Two Lights Lost