Too Earnest

The sometimes serious, but generally frivolous, musings of a city girl now living in the woods.

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Happy Solstice, Y’all

Let us welcome the sun. Margaret Atwood lends us these words: Shapechangers in Winter I. Through the slit of our open window, the wind comes in and flows around us, … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sigh; Preliminary Thoughts on Sandy Hook

Photo Credit: (AP Photo/David Goldman) I have recently been researching and writing about violence and how violence causes more violence and how trauma affects brain development, especially in young people … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Orlando, by Virginia Woolf

This month, the book club is reading Orlando, by Virginia Woolf.  Let me start by saying that Emily hates it.  She doesn’t usually hate books, especially when the author is … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 1 Comment