As part of my Grimm Project, I have been slowly going through the original Grimm’s tales and writing my own re-imaginings. The motivation behind this is not only that I love a haunting fairy tale, but that I want to consider the added layer of darkness inherent to these stories because of tropes and conceits…
Here’s my recipe for a rich chocolate chip banana bread, with a hint of coconut.
I knew I’d never see my family if I were captured; we wouldn’t be reunited at the school. I had to get down from this tree safely and keep moving. Mitch had sacrificed himself so I could live, so I had to live. It was the only thing left I could do for him.
It’s 7:07 pm. The house is still. The forest is quiet. But Lucia is about to break a rule.
I decided to make my own personalized challenge, based on the kinds of things I’d like to read more of and the kinds of things that will help me tear through my own TBR list. Here’s what I came up with.
What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?
The storm is patient
Pets howl at the silence
The lights flicker out…
Life never turns out how you imagine it will when you’re young. Everything is smaller than you think, or too big. It all smells a little funny and fits like somebody else’s shirt.
Here’s my recipe for sweet & spicy paprika peanuts.
Books, books, books!