There are so many things I wish I could tell my younger self. Whether in my personal life, my professional life, or at the intersection thereof, there a ton of mistakes and fails along the way. Of course, one argues, I wouldn’t be where I am today without those mistakes… sure. I can dig it, … Continue reading Dear Younger Self – STOP Doing These 5 Things (aka, Hello from the other side)
Rewatching episodes of this humanity-bending epic, is pure delight. It stands up (yes, it's 10 years later. How did that happen?). The characters, the writing, the intrigue. Everything (well, almost) is well crafted. From the interplay between religion and sense of self, to the layered politics, the relationships (human and non), the known and unknown … Continue reading Battlestar Galactica
It's not often you're grabbed by a book that's built in another world and so instantly drawn into the complexity and possibilities of the plot that you don't even have time to blink. Daughter of Smoke and Bone does just that, the characters are immediately engrossing - Karou a young, blue-haired, badass teenager, living in … Continue reading Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Trilogy)
I'm a single woman in [XXX], a large city. Yes, I online date (doesn't everybody??). No, I haven't found my penguin. I have friends who've met their partner on their first online date. I have friends who've been doing it for years. I have friends who've met a soulmate IRL [in real life, for some … Continue reading The Worst Date Ever #1
What does it even mean to be an "executive". You're a decision maker? An executor? An "executioner" (as one résumé I recently came across described)? Being and executive has all sorts of meanings across all sorts of industries, but I think there is one thread that spans across them all, and that is what it … Continue reading Executive Woman
This book grabs you so immediately by the heartstrings, that you won't know what propelled you off the runway. Then, at each twist, and as the booked ends, you're devastated, begging the author(s) for more. Set in WWII, CNV tells the tale of two women aiding the war effort. One is captured by the Gestapo … Continue reading Code Name Verity
Emma Watson is our hero. Not only is she just the most badass feminist in Hollywood (possible the world?!?), but she has great freaking taste in books. We're on board with nearly all of these recommendations (see Queen of the Tearling for an interesting discussion on that). Emma - Thank you for being a rockstar, … Continue reading Emma Watson please join our book club!
* Names have been changed to protect... well, everything. So you've found us. Busted. We're somewhat thrilled to have you. Who are we, you ask? We are an awesome foursome that stumbled together, has stumbled a lot together, and together is stumbling through some of the best, craziest and nerdiest years of our life. Kai. … Continue reading Meet the Club