National Read A Romance Month

By Kerry

August is National Read A Romance Month! I love reading romance, and often get asked for recommendations from romance newbies – so I thought I would offer up a few of my favorites. I will warn you that almost all of these books are historical romance, since that’s my jam. Jane Austen You can’t go […] Read more…

Cathartic Cross Stitch

By Kerry

I’ve been engaging in some cathartic cross stitch of late, in an effort to hold on to my sanity. It started earlier in the year with this piece, inspired by frustrating political events: Then I read this article by Dr. Kate Lister on the history of the word cunt, and I was inspired. I had […] Read more…

Post Election – I’m Ready to Fight

By Kerry

I had a lot invested in this election. I donated money, volunteered my time, spoke up about my candidate, and in the very end was confident that she would win. And she did win – the popular vote. But we all lost this election. I had a panic attack on election night, I became physically […] Read more…

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Chock Full O’Links (May 13th Edition)

By Kerry

Ooooo-eeee-oooooh! Wishing you all a spooky, ooky, kooky, and creepy Friday the 13th! I haunted the distant corners of the world wide web this week, to bring you the very best it has to offer. 1. Only 1% of lead movie roles go to Asian actors, which led to the #StarringJohnCho phenomenon. John Cho starring […] Read more…

Best Podcasts About Music

By Kerry

As you know by now, I really like podcasts. If you’re ever in need of a podcast recommendation, I’ll be happy to give you one (or twenty). I’ve been really into music podcasts lately, so I thought I would share what I believe to be are the best podcasts about music: I was ridiculously excited […] Read more…

Chock Full O’Links (May 6th Edition)

By Kerry

It’s been a weird week around the Ramparts…and yet, I’ve still managed to spy some cool stuff on the internet (funny how that happens): 1. What could be cuter than a wee caterpillar that looks like a kitty cat? 2. Love design and typography? Check out these gorgeous neon letters. 3. You are not ready […] Read more…

Trashy Book Bento

By Kerry

Last week, a friend pointed me in the direction of the @bookbento Instagram account, and I was instantly smitten. I decided I had to give #bookbento a try, but you all know the types of books I love to read…so, I’m doing #trashybookbento: The book is the “fem lib” novel The Fun City Girls by Ruth […] Read more…

Chock Full O’Links (April 29th Edition)

By Kerry

I’m looking forward to a relaxing, fun weekend — but, this week wasn’t too shabby. I did get to see neat things on the internet! Here’s a rundown of my favorite things online this week…join me, won’t you? 1. I was entirely too excited to read that Our Debut Album will be a new monthly […] Read more…

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Chock Full O’Links (March 18th Edition)

By Kerry

Friday already! Let’s not delay…BEHOLD, the links! 1. I have a serious case of bookshelf lust. Unf! 2. A new videogame where you can literally play as anything? I’m intrigued (admittedly, more intrigued by the concept than the actual game play footage…which looks dull). 3. *sigh* These animated GIF illustrations by @madeofsparrows are just dreamy. 4. As […] Read more…

Chock Full O’Links (March 11th Edition)

By Kerry

It’s been a long, hard week! But, Chock Full O’Links are here to whisk you into the weekend on gossamer wings! So, settle in, put up your feet, and fill your eyeballs with the best & brightest links to be found on the internet this week: 1. Finally got around to watching the last 3 […] Read more…

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