A while back (I can’t remember exactly when), I completed the CliftonStrengths assessment – a talent assessment that proposes to help you “discover what you naturally do best, learn how to develop your greatest talents, and use your customized results to live your best life.” It’s an interesting exercise and the results seem to be […]

Vanessa Foster’s account of a misguided youth, fleeing the FBI from Texas all the way to Alaska, is everything a great memoir should be. It’s a love-crazed and drug-twisted adventure where one mishap after another unravels her world until little remains, but a helpless wish for grace and a humbled reliance on the aid of […]