Category Archives: Books

The Day I Went with Option B

amy   May 19, 2016   Comments Off on The Day I Went with Option B

  Sheryl Sandberg gave a commencement speech that has gone viral this week. Sandberg, she of Facebook and Lean In fame, didn’t talk to the Berkeley graduating class about finding inspiration and embracing successes. Instead, she told them that “In the face of any challenge, you can choose joy and meaning.” She took an insightful approach, and tasked herself with explaining the… Read more »

The Day Books Got Me Through

amy   March 3, 2016   Comments Off on The Day Books Got Me Through

  Reading, and the escapism it affords, have been comforts in my life for as long as I can remember. It was disappointing to me, after giving birth to Baby #1, to discover that my new-found “Mommy Brain” was mucking that up. It was difficult to concentrate on what I was reading when I could actually stay awake long enough… Read more »