Rue & Trayvon

When I read The Hunger Games last year, one game contestant from the first book stood out from the others: Rue, the 12-year-old from one of Panem’s agricultural districts.  Katniss, who volunteers for the games to protect her own 12-year-old sister, forms an alliance with Rue, even though they both know that if it comes […]

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Thursday Odds & Ends

I shouldn’t say odds & ends.  It sounds too final.  What I should say is odds, ends, & re-beginnings.  Is re-beginnings a word?  Sure, why the hell not? In Wyoming, during 8th and 9th grade, I had a best buddy.  I moved to California but we kept in touch, and when I graduated from high […]

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