How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

“The opposite of racist isn't 'not racist.' It is 'anti-racist.' What's the difference? One endorses either the idea of a racial hierarchy as a racist, or racial equality as an anti-racist. One either believes problems are rooted in groups of people, as a racist, or locates the roots of problems in power and policies, as … Continue reading How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

~Tolkien Tuesday: The Lays of Beleriand ~Part 3~

"When Morgoth in that day of doomhad slain the Trees and filled with gloomthe shining land of Valinorthere Feanor and his sons there sworethe mighty oath upon the hillof tower-crowned Tun, that stillwrought wars and sorrows in the world..."Lay of Leithian Lines 1584-1590 This week I am working through The Lay of Leithian Canto V … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday: The Lays of Beleriand ~Part 3~

Tolkien Tuesday: The Nature of Middle Earth ~Mind Pictures~

"The Incarnates have by the nature of sama the same faculties; but their perception is dimmed by the hroa and their fea is united to their hroa and its normal procedure is through the hroa, which in itself is apart of Ea, without thought."The Nature of Middle Earth When I say there is a lot … Continue reading Tolkien Tuesday: The Nature of Middle Earth ~Mind Pictures~

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~

If you are just tuning in, then you will need to know that I have been on quite a historical mystery kick recently. I became completely immersed with Anna Lee Huber's Lady Darby Mystery Series and Sherry Thomas' Lady Sherlock Series. Well, I flew through those books and I have been desperate for more, and … Continue reading A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~