Hello, my dear reader! I hope you're doing well, and that the birds are singing in your neck of the woods. They sure are in mine! As this space has shifted in response to the times (quarantine is changing the game for me), I want to begin a new series where you, my dear reader, … Continue reading Get to Know Me: A New Series
Dear reader, some of us have been in social isolation for over fifty days. Can you believe that? What a huge and bizarre number! I hope you've been finding ways to cope with all of this, whether that's reading or doing something else. Last week I shared with you five ways I've been dealing with … Continue reading Quarantine Top Ten (Part Two!)
Dear reader, when was the last time you deliberately avoided reading for any amount of time? I'm not talking "force myself to put down this book so I can get at least four hours of sleep" or "I have to finish this project before I can figure out what happens next". I'm talking "don't pick … Continue reading Reading Deprivation: An Exercise
Happy New Year! 2017 was a long year and I'm glad it's over, so I don't want to spend too much time talking about what's past. Still, I do want to take a minute to reflect on the year that's passed in order to make some goals and resolutions for myself in the future. I … Continue reading New Year, New Books
Life update! I'm now an assistant librarian! After I recovered from September (in which I went away to graduate school in England, had a mental breakdown, and promptly returned home), I moved through a hazy October that was more existential crisis than anything. I was really struggling with my dream of going away to school … Continue reading I’m an Assistant Librarian now!
I seriously cannot believe November is over. The last few months have been a blur, but I have to say November was one of the nicest months I've had this fall, thought, sure, it was full of hard things too. I resolved the morning of November 1 that I would not have a repeat of … Continue reading Back and Forward: November and December