Undefinable

The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections of Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky by Ellen Meloy

I was lost but knew where I was. They were not lost but did not know where they were. – Anthropology of Turquoise Ellen Meloy I picked up the Anthropology of Turquoise in a book store in Grand Canyon Village on a camping trip, expecting a study of turquoise. What I got was so much better than that. (Even…… Continue reading The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections of Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky by Ellen Meloy

Coffee Table Books

Speaking American by Josh Katz

A coffee table book needs two things to be great; it has to have more pictures/ graphics than words and it must be a conversation starter. This book has both. Speaking American: How y’all, youse, and you guys talk: A visual guide by Josh Katz is a collection of maps depicting accents, dialects and linguistic differences…… Continue reading Speaking American by Josh Katz

Reading Challenges

Diverse Reads Book Challenge

We could all use more information about the differences between us. I chose to do this challenge because learning more about various cultures, groups, ethnicities and lifestyles will make me a better person and more approachable, relatable and knowledgeable about the people that I’m helping every day. I work in a very diverse university and…… Continue reading Diverse Reads Book Challenge