Classic Remarks is a meme hosted by Krysta and Brianna at Pages Unbound. Each week, they pose a question about classic works of literature in order for readers to engage in a continuing conversation about elements of classic literature, the literary ‘canon’, and the timelessness of story. If you’re interested in participating, you can find … Continue reading Classic Remarks: What Contemporary Book Do You Think Will Become a Classic?
The week where the neighbors do their level best to scare the hell out of my cats is now over. As I had no plans to go anywhere for Independence Day and I don't like lighting fireworks off, I spent the evening indoors with headphones on listening to music while trying to write and read … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up: July 5, 2020
I had put off putting together my 'Best Of' list for the year, as I had a couple of new-to-me titles I wanted to read before bidding farewell to 2019, and I didn't know how they would be. But after a lazy winter Sunday with no plans and a snowstorm that kept me home all … Continue reading Best Books of 2019
Soo... This week didn't go quite as planned. We had three super busy days at work thanks to a long-planned event. The lead-up to it had been stressing me out for the past couple of weeks, and I am so glad to be done with it. That was planned. I'd been dreading it, but I … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 07/14/2019
I headed to my little hometown for a couple of days this week for Independence Day. My parents, my twelve-year-old nephew, and I went out for ice cream on Wednesday and then headed out to watch the town's fireworks show after dark. Because my hometown is fairly small (about 5,600 people) and because it's a … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 07/07/2019
I hate summer. It's only just begun. *sighs* On a less dreadful note, I did have a lovely beginning to the week. Last Sunday I went to the Farmers' Market and bought a jar of homemade blackberry jam, a box of cardamom-flavored cookies, and a bouquet of flowers that included several purple lisianthuses. They've stayed … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 06/30/2019