Reading Wednesday | Daughter of Rome

Have you heard of Priscilla and Aquila? If you've read the Book of Acts in the Bible, you'll recognize their names since they're a couple who worked with the Apostle Paul. Something notable about these two is that Priscilla is not only listed alongside her husband, but listed first, which is nearly unheard of in … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Daughter of Rome

Make it Monday | Santa Lucia

Whenever I say, 'Santa Lucia,' I can't help picturing - and, frankly, hearing - Don Knots attempting to sing the traditional Italian song as Barney Fife in The Andy Griffith Show. So many other, better singers have recorded it, but for some reason, Knots' is the version that sticks in my head. However, that was … Continue reading Make it Monday | Santa Lucia

Reading Wednesday | City of Secrets

What is justice and can it only be accomplished through the rule of law? City of Secrets, the second book of Victoria Thompson's newest historical fiction series, A Counterfeit Lady, explores this concept when a widow discovers she's unexpectedly penniless. Elizabeth Miles, an ex-grifter, is attempting to live a reformed life in anticipation of becoming … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | City of Secrets

Reading Wednesday|City of Lies

City of Lies is one of the best books I have read in awhile. This historical mystery by Victoria Thompson, brings to life the struggles of suffergist women in the early 1900s.  Elizabeth Miles is a con-woman operating in Washington, D.C. When a con goes bad, she is forced to hide from her mark among a … Continue reading Reading Wednesday|City of Lies

Back to Work, a New Journey Begins

This past week, I returned to work after my maternity leave. It's a juggling act, as all moms know, but I love my job and I'm excited to be back at it. With being a working mom fresh on my plate, I thought I'd write down a few thoughts on the subject. My work schedule … Continue reading Back to Work, a New Journey Begins