This article about Agatha Christie looks like a great read!
Our son's new interest in learning to code prompted me to think about how I could link this hobby to persuading him to read more. In doing so, it seems to me that there is a strong argument to be made for bribery.
Is Donald Trump fulfilling numerous prophecies of the rise of American fascism that were published in the first half of the 20th century? It certainly seems to be happening. Even if it isn't, those predictions are worth paying attention to.
I watched The NeverEnding Story with our kids this evening and it all finally made sense to me, partly with the help of a quote by Neil Gaiman.
"A great story, then, is not about providing information, though it can certainly inform — a great story invites an expansion of understanding, a self-transcendence."
Jennifer Garner reads a new bedtime classic in a gentle, but firm style that many parents will appreciate. It's a wonderful book for 21st century parents, not prudes.
I've been reading The Expanse book series by James S.A. Corey and enjoying them. I thought I'd share my reviews here as I go.