Don’t Stand So Close by Luana Lewis

// have been trying to review¬†Don’t Stand So Close on and off for almost a week. I have nothing to say about it; I feel nothing towards this book. Really, it makes me think of my husband. Steve is the champion of apathy. He rarely has strong feelings towards anything. When asked if he enjoyed a movie or liked a meal, 90% of the time his response is, “It’s not bad,” or “It’s alright.” Those are his catch phrases. If Steve were a doll with a crackly old voicebox, pulling a string would elicit those very phrases. The first thing that came to mind when I finished¬†Don’t Stand So Close was “It’s alright,” which is a terrible way to feel about anything, let alone a book. I would much rather hate a book, or even love a book. Books should stimulate some kind of feeling – to generate nothing but indifference is truly one of the worst sins that an author can commit. Shame on you, Luana Lewis. Shame on you. Continue reading “Don’t Stand So Close by Luana Lewis”


The Walking Dead – S5, E3: “Four Walls and a Roof”

While watching “Four Walls and a Roof,” Steve pointed out that there were Bible verses printed on wall hangings in Saint Sarah’s Episcopal Church. He nonchalantly asked me if I thought they had an significance, and then he promptly went back to crushing his candy. My husband notices really intriguing details, he just doesn’t obsess over them like I do. While I give him full credit for discovering this fascinating detail, I am the one who dug into it. Of course, specific passages highlighted in a church during a zombie apocalypse are clearly not a coincidence. The following verses are listed on a wooden, tablet-esque wall hanging that can often be seen in the background during particularly tense moments: ROM 6:4; EZ 37:7; MA 27:52; RE 9:6; LU 24:5. Continue reading “The Walking Dead – S5, E3: “Four Walls and a Roof””