Wallflower Syndrome, or: Youth, Know Thyself

This past weekend I was reflecting on my job search strategies and current prospects. After doing some mental gymnastics (mirrored in the furrows of my brow), I turned to my significant other and asked if he thought I was lacking in tangible, real-world skills and this was the reason behind my lack of motivation to…

Corvus: A Life with Birds by Esther Woolfson

Woolfson, E. (2008). Corvus: A Life with Birds. Granta Books; London. If you’ve ever walked past a wild animal and wondered what it’s like to have that creature as a pet, this is the book for you. Esther Woolfson’s life changes when she begins taking in fledgling birds of all shapes, sizes, and sounds, living…