Book Report: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Since it's the holidays again, it's the time of year where I fulfill an annual tradition of re-reading the most important book to me: The Phantom Tollbooth. I am yet again reminded of the importance of imagination, learning, and attempting the impossible. But sometimes, I feel a little beyond the wonders of my beloved children's… Continue reading Book Report: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

A Literary Tradition

I can't remember when this tradition began, when I first revisited my beloved childhood novel, The Phantom Tollbooth. I know the first time around, I found the book in no special way, simply another book in my elementary school library, inconspicuous. Years later, when I was older and able to better appreciate the wordplay and… Continue reading A Literary Tradition

On the Edge of Thirteen

It's September again, which means it is quickly becoming my favorite time of year: fall. I must be a nerd at heart because I love this time of year, and the main reason is that it marks the beginning of the new school year. I am about to enter my last year of graduate school… Continue reading On the Edge of Thirteen