i do things besides binge watch tv…

Look at this brand new book I’m reading! Oh, what? It’s been ten years since the last book in the series was released? Two books after? Oops. Okay, confession time. I started my annual-ish Harry Potter re-read last summer in preparation for what would end up being Harry Potter trivia victory for my sister and me, shipped my series across the … More i do things besides binge watch tv…

It’s funny because when you think of being sick, you fondly remember the allowance of time to spend in your bed, cuddled under the covers, and having a valid excuse to do nothing. You don’t remember the runny nose, scratchy eyes, swirling nausea, and random aches and pains coursing through your body. Surprise! It’s hard … More

Two Books, One Theme, A Hundred Thoughts and What-Ifs

This week, I’ve read two books, a memoir about hiking and a novel about happenstance. Wild by Cheryl Strayed is one of those books that leaves you feeling inspired and in awe of the human condition. I love hiking, surrounded by trees and water, the peace of silence, and the feeling that your body and … More Two Books, One Theme, A Hundred Thoughts and What-Ifs

How Books (Not of the Text Variety) Help You Learn

This week, my book of choice has been The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. The novel is a work of historical fiction, focusing on Hadley Richardson, Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, as they navigate their lives during the early part of his career. I’m embarrassed to say that I haven’t read much of anything from Hemingway, … More How Books (Not of the Text Variety) Help You Learn