She injected the transaction with politeness and respect as the cashier scanned her large cookie, hot Cheetos, gummy bears, and liter of grape soda. That sweetness she was pinched for as a kid if she didn’t do is what ignited what the cashier said next. “Thank you,” she smiled, shamefully grabbing her bag of snacks. … Continue reading Beyond the Face.
It's the second Saturday, and my returning readers probably know where I spent my morning and afternoon– Friends of the San Francisco Public Library's dollar book sale, held every second Saturday of the month! I had such a busy week, with finals and parties and meetings that I planned to sleep until 11:30 then go … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Building a Library
I rarely get out of bed before noon on Saturdays, but today I was up early and out early because of a special March on Market Street. I hopped on the light rail and rode down to Civic Center where I began to see a plethora of lab coats and Albert Einstein wigs and clever … Continue reading The March for Science is the March for the World.
Second Saturdays are the best Saturdays. They are better than First Fridays and are the only Saturdays I will get out of bed before noon. The second Saturday of each month, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library group opens the doors to their book haven and sells all of the used/new angels for … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Second Saturdays are the Best Saturdays!
I was notified by WordPress this morning that I have reached 500 likes on my blog posts. Not on one post, which would be amazing, but in total which is still amazing. Thanks to everyone that has been reading, liking, and commenting. It means so much to me! Inspired by this milestone, December's contest is … Continue reading 500 Likes!
Saturday night, I spent five hours at the Ak-Chin Pavillion standing, dancing, screaming, singing, jumping, thirsty, sweating, and having a phenomenal night. I haven't been to the Ak-Chin Pavillion since July 11, 2008 when it was still called the Cricket Wireless Pavillion. Eight years ago I went with my old best friend to see … Continue reading The Endless Summer Tour!