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Lynn Crothers

Lynn is a lifelong people-watcher who lives in North Carolina with her sweet dog, Flora. She writes about what she sees at A Welcoming Place.

5 Women Writers Who Want You to Go Exploring

Preface: this is not an article about quitting your job and traveling the world—though I’d totally support that, too. It’s ...

5 Books That Changed My Relationship to Animals

While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our ...

What’s Your Bibliotherapy?

This past week, the New Yorker posed the question, “Can Reading Make You Happier?” I think we know it can, right? Reading can ...

When a Book Eclipses Your Being

Many years ago, I traveled with my family to Bainbridge Island. It was our first time visiting the Pacific Northwest, and ...

5 Books That Changed My Relationship to Animals

There is a farm in my hometown where I used to volunteer, and when I’m in town I often find myself ...

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