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Blame me for reading

How would you feel if you woke up in jail, unable to remember the past few days, only to discover that you’re accused of homicide? That’s the premise of Blame by Michelle Huneven. I heard her speak at the Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse last night....

Stuck on the 2010 Census race question

Filling out the 2010 Census was as easy as promised until I got to Question 9: What is Person 1’s race? Mark one or more boxes. Person #1, aka my husband, is Mexican-American, so Question 8: Is Person 1 of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin? was easy. From what...

Stressing out at the fork in the road

‘Tis the season when high school seniors across the country run to the mailbox each day hoping that a big, thick envelope from the university of their choice has arrived. Until it arrives, the internet makes it easy to track how others have fared, and stress out...