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Jola Reads: April – June (and then some)

By on July 2, 2018

If I am asked to review my reading life in 2018, I would most likely describe it as ‘The Year of Reading Memoirs’. This is because in the first…


Movie Music Monday: Seasons of Love

By on June 11, 2018

From the 2005 musical drama, Rent which was adapted from a Broadway musical of the same name. The story is based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera, La Bohème and depicts…


Into The Okavango

By on May 17, 2018

The Okavango River Basin provides a vital source of water to about 1 million people, the world’s largest population of African elephants, and significant populations of lions, cheetahs, and…


Mother. Mystic. Mennonite. Misfit. A Conversation with Christiana N. Peterson

By on May 6, 2018

Christiana N. Peterson is the author of Mystics and Misfits. Meeting God through St. Francis and Other Unlikely Saints. In this, her recently published memoir, she tells the story…


Never Stop Walking

By on May 3, 2018

This morning, I started reading Christina Rickardsson’s memoir: Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World and thought to look her up and stumbled on this amazing…