Book Review: 1984

I have trouble reading between the lines. I take everything at face value, which can be unfortunate at times. For instance, when reading literature. I read “Animal Farm” by George Orwell in high school, but sadly I think the moral of the story was slightly lost on me. I knew the author was making a … Continue reading

Book Review: What Were You Thinking?

Back in February, my grandfather sent me this book after watching an interview with the author. There was no link to the interview, but I thought it would be interesting to read a divorce attorney’s perspective on marriage and relationships after 20+ years helping people get divorced. I have to admit, I wanted to throw … Continue reading

Book Review: Infidel

I found this book at a Goodwill a couple weeks ago, and couldn’t resist. It has been a long time since I have seriously thought about the Middle East, and I was excited to read a book by a woman who was raised Muslim. I was struck by how works-based Islam is. Ayaan describes it … Continue reading

A Weekend Away

Last Thursday, both of my classes were cancelled. With a four-day weekend, a road trip was in order. So on Thursday morning, AnnaGrace and I headed down to Austin. We were able to find two really good hotel deals on Hotels.com – one at the four-star Sheraton downtown! We spent the majority of our time … Continue reading

Book Review: Redeeming Law

More than a year ago, I stumbled across the book, “Redeeming Law”by Michael Schutt. I hurriedly ordered it on Amazon, hoping that it would help me better understand my reactions to law school. Why was I dreading going back to school for my second year of law school? Why do I feel as though being … Continue reading