Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 4

Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 4

Here are my thoughts while watching Games of Thrones, season 7, episode 4. My first thought at the end was holy s##&$&%t, which went through my head while my mouth was hanging open for five minutes. But for a more nuanced version see the details below. (If interested,...

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Three Years of Friendship Advice

Three Years of Friendship Advice

It's National Friendship Day! I'm not sure how that's supposed to play out in real life, so I am "celebrating" by acknowledging I've given three years of friendship advice at The HerStories Project. And in those three years I've never repeated a question, a fact that...

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Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 3

Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 3

These are my gut reactions while watching season 7 of Game of Thrones. You can see episode one here and episode two here. On to episode three. WESTEROS: Jon Snow is in the house! I love seeing Tyrion in his element. Why are Tyrion and Missandei dressed like they live...

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Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 2

Game of Thrones, Season 7, Episode 2

This week rather than a full explanation of episode two of Game of Thrones, I'm doing more of a gut reaction to what I saw in chronological order. I like this format better and will do the same next week. (See last week's discussion of episode one here.) Westeros: I...

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A Friend Who Only Texts

A Friend Who Only Texts

The July friendship question is in. As always, I did my best to answer, but I'd love to hear other opinions about how to handle a relationship where one friend wants to talk on the phone and the other will only text. A modern problem indeed! I didn't talk about myself...

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Favorite Books So Far 2017

Favorite Books So Far 2017

I love keeping track of the books I'm reading, which I do on a regular basis on an area of my site I call "pithy reviews." I've been keeping track since 2011. I started that section of my site because when people asked me for book recommendations I could never...

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A Corner of One’s Own

A Corner of One’s Own

It's not a whole room, but it's a spacious corner that is ALL MINE, a corner of one's own if you will.  Technically it's an actual room with a door that closes, but since I share the space with the kids, I'm more comfortable calling it my corner. The truth is, I will...

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Problems Traveling With Friends

Problems Traveling With Friends

The June friendship column at The HerStories Project is a response to a letter about a botched weekend away with friends. How can the letter writer successfully plan on traveling with friends in the future? Do you like to go away with a group of friends? Do you ever...

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