Help Me Find My Daughter a Comic Book to Love

This morning, Ella stood over my shoulder as I scrolled through a typical post I like to read: 10 Awkwardly Similar Marvel/DC Characters. As I scrolled through the slides, she kept asking me about various characters. A snippet of our conversation: E: “Wait. Who’s the green guy with Hawkeye?” Me: “That’s Green Arrow.” E: “Who’s the… Continue reading Help Me Find My Daughter a Comic Book to Love

When Books Get Tiring

I’m a reader. Love to read. Love to read so much that I currently have a stack of books on my office floor that is approximately 5 feet in height. Love to read so much that almost all of the wall space in my office is filled with bookshelves, and those bookshelves are crammed full… Continue reading When Books Get Tiring

Insomniac’s Internet Report

I couldn’t sleep last night, a fact you might have guessed given the blog’s suddenly new appearance (Side Note: can I help it if WordPress finally produced a free theme almost exactly like I’ve been wanting? I saw this last night and got giddy). To pass the time, and to prevent my insomnia from infecting… Continue reading Insomniac’s Internet Report

Emily Dickinson Is Overrated (Or, How to Break Up With Your Book)

Books are a lot like people. Some we hold near and dear to our bosom, others we hold at a close distance with great fondness but no need for connection. And still others we hide in certain corners, only to be flirted with when we are sure we’re ready, when we’ve got our A-game together and there will be no innocent bloodshed.

How Lewis Grizzard Changed My Life

I was filing out an application for a men’s mentoring program today (it’s with the C.S. Lewis Institute here in Atlanta), and among the many questions I had to answer was this: 20. What book, other than the Bible, has had the greatest impact on your life? Explain why. It took me a while to… Continue reading How Lewis Grizzard Changed My Life