Roots Discussion Post – Week 4

In Ch 61-80, Kunta gets married, has a daughter and names her the same way his father named him over 40 years ago. Kunta learns still more about life as a slave and Bell asks him something he hadn’t thought about in years, about running away. We examine relationships and also watch the Fiddler’s heartContinue reading “Roots Discussion Post – Week 4”

My Week in Books and Tea 2.23.19

This week’s installment of books and tea will be a bit different, especially since, wait for it..I didn’t finish any books. So I’ll share some of the things I particularly enjoyed this week outside of reading. What I’ve done this week I didn’t finish any books this week! I’m a little surprised myself but it’sContinue reading “My Week in Books and Tea 2.23.19”

Roots by Alex Haley – Discussion Post – Week 3

This week’s reading of Ch 41-60 was about the change in Kunta’s identity from a once free man to a different man, as a Slave. I thought about how slavery steals more than just a person’s freedom. “And the main thing he wanted him to understand was why he refused to surrender his name orContinue reading “Roots by Alex Haley – Discussion Post – Week 3”

Roots by Alex Haley – Week 2

This week’s discussion covers Chapters 21-40. I felt a measure of excitement and nervous anticipation about this phase in Kunta’s life and eagerly looked forward to accompanying him during a pivotal part of his adolescence. “Not a day passed that Kunta and his mates didn’t feel both anxiety and joy at the approach of theContinue reading “Roots by Alex Haley – Week 2”

January reads – February update

What did I read & review in January? I’m trying to organize my blog life buddies, believe me. But I didn’t have a chance to finish this and post at the beginning of the month but such is life. Life happens, while I’m trying to spend time on the weekend catching up on reviews andContinue reading “January reads – February update”