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Slee

My children are my vocation. I'm a serial volunteer, SAHM, lactivist, intactivist, and a bit of an eco-freak. I have a penchant for research and a taste for snarkihood.
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Songs of the humpback Whale, by Jodi Picoult: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult My rating: 2 of 5 stars Told from five perspectives, and in different orders, Songs of the Humpback Whale shows a ... Read on »
The Waste Lands, by Stephen King: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Waste Lands by Stephen KingMy rating: 2 of 5 starsDeus ex Machina, only more like Demon ex Machina in this case, is a plot device of which I'm quite weary. The items wh ... Read on »
The Waste Lands, by Stephen King: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Waste Lands by Stephen King My rating: 2 of 5 stars Deus ex Machina, only more like Demon ex Machina in this case, is a plot device of which I'm quite we ... Read on »
How I Killed Pluto and Why it had it Coming, by Mike Brown by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike  Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book helped me mourn the loss of Pluto.When I took my first astronomy class, well b ... Read on »
How I Killed Pluto and Why it had it Coming, by Mike Brown by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike  Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book helped me mourn the loss of Pluto. When I took my first astron ... Read on »
Blood Vines, by Erica Spindler: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Blood Vines by Erica Spindler My rating: 3 of 5 stars When a book starts off with the main character copulating with her ex-husband, you know it's going to leave something ... Read on »
Blood Vines, by Erica Spindler: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Blood Vines by Erica Spindler My rating: 3 of 5 stars When a book starts off with the main character copulating with her ex-husband, you know it's going to ... Read on »
Ingo, by Helen Dunmore: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ingo by Helen Dunmore My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of my favorite stories. Athough the pace of the writing is somewhat slow, the tale itself wove together like a n ... Read on »
Ingo, by Helen Dunmore: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ingo by Helen Dunmore My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of my favorite stories. Athough the pace of the writing is somewhat slow, the tale itself wove ... Read on »
The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldMy rating: 5 of 5 starsIn brief, I thoroughly enjoyed this book.This was the first book that grabbed my attention hard enough for me ... Read on »
The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield My rating: 5 of 5 stars In brief, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. This was the first book that grabbed my attention ... Read on »
The Dark Unwinding, by Sharon Cameron: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Dark Unwinding by Sharon CameronMy rating: 3 of 5 starsThe Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron, ultimately, confused me. Not the plot, it was all set up well and easy enou ... Read on »
The Dark Unwinding, by Sharon Cameron: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron, ultimately, confused me. Not the plot, it was all set up w ... Read on »
Shine, Shine, Shine - by Lydia Netzer: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Shine Shine Shine by Lydia NetzerMy rating: 5 of 5 starsIn a tale of fragility and strength, isolation and interconnectedness, Shine,Shine,Shine identifies a thousand littl ... Read on »
Shine, Shine, Shine - by Lydia Netzer: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer My rating: 5 of 5 stars In a tale of fragility and strength, isolation and interconnectedness, Shine,Shine,Shine identifies ... Read on »
Swatches! by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There are few days when the mail excites me more than when I have swatches coming in from Spoonflower. This day is no different. I couldn't be happier with the way the gray ... Read on »
Swatches! by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There are few days when the mail excites me more than when I have swatches coming in from Spoonflower. This day is no different. I couldn't be happier with the way th ... Read on »
City Planning and Collective Health by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Dear Municipalities and City Planners Everywhere, As you, no doubt, are aware, the American Medical Association has recently decided to classify obesity, a condition which ... Read on »
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Night Circus by Erin MorgensternMy rating: 4 of 5 starsA bedtime story of the best kind, The Night Circus transport the reader into myriad points in time and space conn ... Read on »
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Dear Municipalities and City Planners Everywhere, As you, no doubt, are aware, the American Medical Association has recently decided to classify obesity, a conditio ... Read on »