Socially Distanced Dining at Kōst’s Rooftop Patio

Summer is starting to look slightly more normal now as patios and even dine-in services are being offered at restaurants. I’ve never been one for patios (nothing beats air conditioning during a hot Toronto summer!), but I feel much more comfortable and safe eating outdoors rather than cooped up inside, breathing the same air as everyone around me.Read More »

Antiracism Work is Kingdom Work

Several weeks ago, movements for Black lives and racial justice swept through our social media networks. While many people proclaimed solidarity with Black communities and denounced the overpolicing of Black bodies, the uproar seems to have died down a bit recently as other stories have hit the news cycle. Though people may not be as active and vocal online as they once were, I am hopeful that (offline and in the real world) people are still continuing to do the antiracism work that is necessary for racial equity in our communities.Read More »

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History Books Written By and About Women

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I love reading nonfiction books. I usually read memoirs, but I’ve been trying to branch out into straight-up history books. I find that it more interesting to learn about a historical event through an individual’s perspective and personal story, but sometimes I just want to get the facts in a more neutral tone of voice.

I’d like to share some history books that I’ve read recently that were written by and about women. Read More »