Category Archives: Reading


I worked on July 3rd and had a less than 5 minute conversation with one person. Otherwise I didn’t say more than Hi to anyone. It was bliss. I cranked out 8 hours of work with no interruption and am … Continue reading

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Listening, Watching, Reading

Have you been listening to Serial? We’ve been parceling it out and I just found out next week’s episode is the last for this season. We’ve been back and forth over the innocence of Adnan. I think we are both … Continue reading

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What the What

It is March 3rd and I’m off from work because we started with sleet and ended up with a few inches of snow. I’ve worked at my place of employment for about a year and all I’ve heard in that … Continue reading

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Quick Recommendation

If you are looking for a book that is beautifully written, please pick up Arcadia by Lauren Groff. There are passages that will amaze you and there’s a little bit (ha, book humor) that made me tear up at the … Continue reading

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Wherein I earn my keep as an aunt

This afternoon I spent some time spoofing my niece. We were texting back and forth and I pretended to be Simon the whole time. Except when I told her I was Lucy. It was all pretty hilarious with her not … Continue reading

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Not at all sad

We’ve been on vacation this week and the photo below shows where I’ve been most of the week. The chair is on a screened porch that has for most of the week been in the exact right place for breezes. … Continue reading

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Tossed it back in

I’ve been reading a lot this summer. I don’t know if it’s because I’m increasingly becoming a curmudgeon (being more comfortable with that title, perhaps) or if I’m just lucky in selecting books that have pissed me off. I started … Continue reading

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‘What is the use of a book’, thought Alice, ‘without pictures or conversations?’

Today I walked into our local library and signed up for a library card. The librarian asked me if I had ever had a library card with them. I said when I was about ten. I don’t think she believed … Continue reading

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IX. The Courtyard, by H.P. Lovecraft

It was the city I had known before; The ancient, leprous town where mongrel throngs Chant to strange gods, and beat unhallowed gongs In crypts beneath foul alleys near the shore. The rotting, fish-eyed houses leered at me From where … Continue reading

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He just gets better with age

Here’s a link to an article written by Jimmy Carter about why he broke ties with the Southern Baptist Convention. I encourage you to read it as it is well written and carefully lays out the reasons why gender equality … Continue reading

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