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#229 ~ The Help (mini review)

The Help by Kathryn Stockett The Help tells the story of the social situation in Jackson, Mississippi* just to the Civil Rights Movement getting started and gaining traction.  If a white woman was able to afford it, she had a black maid to help her run her house.  On the other hand, by hiring maids, […]

Thankfully Reading Weekend

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! For the last 6 years, Thanksgiving has been an extremely subdued holiday. There have been years in fact where we didn’t even eat a proper Thanksgiving meal. Danny’s parents are not up to the cooking much any more and ordering a catered meal has become our modus operandi. Earlier in our marriage Danny and I […]