Because I promised I was back and have refused to post since the Fourth of July, I’m going to give you a two-part post* comprised of the important things worth sharing about the past two months: *And yes, I promise the second part will be posted within a reasonable time frame**. **One month later is … More Where’d You Go, Jess?
I was gifted The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers last year for my birthday. After watching the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and crying like a baby no less than three times during it, I knew I needed to read this biography of a man who I saw on TV … More Book Report: The Good Neighbor
Naturally, I’m stretched across worlds of several different kinds of books all at once. However, I do stick to one rule: one fiction book at a time. 1. Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett My brother gave me two of Pratchett’s books for my birthday this year. I’ve heard so much about his writing legacy, I … More What I’m Currently Reading
I haven’t posted about what I’m currently reading since February….2017.* And unfortunately, if you’re hoping for an update, that isn’t what I’m giving today.** *Shameful, I know. **However, now that I’ve noticed this absence, and certainly am not currently still reading the books from last year’s post, I will right this wrong promptly. I read … More Be Fierce.
Books are one thing for which this world is not lacking. My ever growing ‘to read’ pile makes a pretty good case against the argument that the printed word has become obsolete.* *Though the statistics regarding how many adults haven’t read a single book within a year are rather depressing. My currently reading pile* looks … More My Current ‘To Read’ Pile
Our New England road trip has long gone now, and I’ve finally run out of things to share with you. To which you are either incredibly relieved or slightly disappointed, I’m not sure. Even so, one item remains to be shared due to my own certainty of a conspiracy in the air regarding its subject … More Followed by Game of Thrones
In 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery made the world fall in love with orphan girl, Anne Shirley. She also put a barely noticeable maritime province on the map with her descriptions of its red sand beaches, snow drifted winters, and varied horticulture. Having grown up with her stories, it felt like I was visiting a piece … More Why Prince Edward Island?
I hope I’m not the only person who shuffles between reading 5…or 6…or 15 different books at a time. Because from this pile of books I’m currently reading… …it looks like I have a problem. I think, perhaps, I am making up for a dark time a few years back where I stopped reading. Where … More What I’m Currently Reading
A little over three weeks have gone by since I posted my Summer Want to List and the only of my wants that can be fully completed is complete. I finished reading Atlas Shrugged. The 50th anniversary version I read was written in the smallest print known to man and even still was 1,070 pages long. It … More Book Report: Atlas Shrugged
We have a lot of political, philosophical, Utopian/Dystopian fiction lying around our home. Most of them are Lance’s, but one or two selections are mine. With the amount of time I find myself with these days, my nose has ended up in a number of books accumulating to far greater numbers than those read in … More Get Bothered