Eight Reasons Why Annie Isn’t Watching “Thirteen Reasons Why”

  Ever since the television adaptation of Thirteen Reasons Why became available on Netflix, I've had to answer the question: "why haven't you watched it yet?"  The controversial show, based on a novel of the same name by Jay Asher, has drawn a lot of attention, both positive and negative, and I've had to justify my…

Musings on an Old Bookstore in Annapolis

Plot twist (not): I love bookstores.  Antiquated or contemporary, cavernous or petite; if it sells books, I will be a generous and enthusiastic patron.  Even though my bookshelf is full and the stacks of unread books on my nightstand are towering, I continue to buy more and more and more.  Let's just face it: I'm…