Reading List 2015

February 24, 2015

  I am a narrow reader.  I find my favorite authors and my favorite genres then read all of everything I can get my hands on there.  However, to be a good writer, reader, and citizen of Earth, it’s important to read diversely.  Here’s my list of books to read in 2015: 1. Two books […]

Snow Week

February 21, 2015

This week the weather’s matched my disposition.  Cold.  Impossible.  Trapped.  The plows came through and the salt trucks, it made brown, dank mounds.  I was shoveling and working but getting nothing done.  I was talking for hours but not solving any problems.  Cup after cup of tea.  Pages of books I’ve already read.  Walking and […]

Sunday Favorites

February 15, 2015

  Happy Sunday!  It’s blustery and in the teens in RVA today.  So make some coffee, bundle up, and peruse these links I’ve wrangled for you this week. 1. Heart shirt by Daniel Rainn, pants by Mavi Jeans Co, and shoes by Franco Sarto. Shirt and pants via StitchFix. 2. Sweater by Express, Levi jeans, […]

Things that are keeping me alive

February 11, 2015

  It’s easy to identify what’s killing us.  “This job is killing me” or “This routine is killing me” or “These late nights are killing me.”  But what things do we have in our lives that are keeping us alive?  Keeping us going.  Anne blogged about this recently and it got me thinking about what […]

Friday Favorites

February 6, 2015

  So you know how in the morning when you’ve just adopted a four year-old puppy sometimes he likes to snuggle in your lap because he’s just not a morning dog?  Then you skip his morning walk (because what harm could that do?) and run late too work since you lost track of time making […]

I’ll Give You the Sun

February 3, 2015

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson has been on my library hold list since this summer.  It popped up as ready right in the middle of my Harry Potter Project, so I didn’t get to it.  I requested another hold after Christmas break, and I’m so glad that I did. Holy metaphors, Batman! […]