New Books.

One thing that I’ve always found interesting about book blogs and BookTube and even bookstagram is the people always seem to know what books are getting published in the next year. In the very least, they know what books are coming out in the next month. I don’t have that kind of mentality. Sometimes, if […]

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Work at home.

Yesterday was a lazy day for me. I was able to get some house chores done including getting the kitchen straightened out. It looks so open and nice now that we don’t have a countertop microwave anymore and I can move some bulky items into the corner where it used to be. I even swept […]

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The Holidays and Writing Challenges

Apparently a couple bloggers I follow are doing blogmas this December. I’ve heard of vlogmas but not blogmas. For those in the dark, you either blog or vlog for the month of December. I don’t know how you come up with the topics but people seem to enjoy it. I haven’t read too many blog […]

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15 Boring Facts About Me

I saw this on Facebook and I thought it was an interesting idea, so I thought it’d be a great blog post. The post states that the teacher asks his students to share a boring fact about themselves rather than an interesting fact because interesting facts put too much much pressure on the student. I […]

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What’s in a Name?

So the last couple months I’ve been working on changing my name. A lot of people have told me “Good luck” when they found out I got married and was planning to change my name. It made me a little nervous because I thought the whole process would be difficult. Surprisingly, that wasn’t the case. […]

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When you meet a stranger…

When you meet a stranger, they sometimes feel aloof- How do you crack a shell of something that doesn’t want to break? When you meet a stranger, they sometimes open a smile so big you are swallowed in their warmth. They let you in like a family member long lost, now found. When you meet […]

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A Day of Swimming.

Yesterday Adam and I went swimming at a local campground. We went to check it out before and thought we should go out and swim there at some point, so that’s what we did. The water felt good, as it was one of the hottest days this weekend. The water was very green and felt […]

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Pretty Strong Women.

This week has been busy for me and I haven’t been at my iPad to sit down and write. I could have done some writing on my phone, I suppose, but the screen is small and trying to type up a blog post is not that great, you know? I went to see a small […]

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My Favorite Books #3: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Author: Elizabeth Gruen Published: 2007, Riverhead Books Brief Summary: When she turns 30 years old, author Elizabeth Gilbert comes to the realization that her idealized life isn’t the one she finds worth living. Divorcing her husband and quitting her job, Gilbert divides one year of her life in three different places: Italy, India, and Indonesia. […]

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