Tag: government

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tallas

On my search for the #NextYaCraze, I recently received and began reading Cathrina Constantine’s Tallas, a dystopian young adult novel. With an alluring cover, and a premise that sounded promising, I was hopeful. The back cover synopsis reads: In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they […]

Boston’s Marathon First Responders

I’d been up 25 hours by the time I made it home from work yesterday morning. My middle son was off visiting a prospective college for the weekend. His mother contacted me about picking him up around 1:00 PM, Monday. So I set my alarm for noon. Three hours after falling asleep, the buzzing from […]