When you think about it, there a lot of ways our American tradition of peaceful government transitions is pretty impressive. But have you ever thought about the nitty gritty logistics?
One of my closest friends, who also started our legendary book club, sent us this link the other day. Groups of women often get accused of gossip and catty chatter, but I actually find many of our meetings adhere to these time honored conversational rules!
This looks a lot more like my childhood reading list than a banned book list! Sometimes people like to protect children from certain less pleasant realities, but to a kid that can feel like dishonesty - and what these books have in common besides high quality writing is honesty.
I was sort of nodding along absentmindedly while reading this, until I got to the last point. A striped ceiling? As an unabashed lover of stripes, that sounds pretty fantastic to me. Now I'm wondering how it would look in my living room... or maybe our kitchen/great room!