Winter Wonderland

Snow didn’t come as often in the town I grew up in. Of course, when I was a child, there seemed to be snow (and snow days) all the time. One memorable year, we left school for Christmas break in December and didn’t come back to school until February because of all the snow. My […]

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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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Things I Love

Because it’s been a rough week, I wanted focus on the bright side of life. Because when we hit a rough patch, we tend to forget about the good things that keep us going. Today I want to share some of the things I love. Snuggling on the couch with my husband watching a show […]

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Leaving

Write about a character leaving something, or someone, they love. She woke just before dawn. The darkness pulsated against her eyes, but she kept her eyes open as her surroundings gradually lightened. What she must do, had to happen; sooner, rather than later. If she didn’t, she’d never have the courage to do so again.  […]

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Wish For.

The weather has been nice this week. Warm, a remembrance of the summer past. A last goodbye before the cold sweeps across the barren fields. I was never a fan of winter, or even fall. The chill always settles more easily into me for some reason, cloaking my body and robbing my breath of its […]

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Harvest

My husband took this picture while he was out. Fall harvest is upon us.

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15 Books Set in Ohio

So I’m from Ohio, and surprisingly, I haven’t seen or read many books from Ohio. Curious to see what kinds of books pop up set in my home state, I googled “books set in Ohio.” The following list is pulled from a couple different places in the top search categories. Perhaps you and I will […]

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Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman

I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes […]

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Tour Guide

Photo by Ashley French. What I love about the place I live is how different it looks every day. You never know what to expect. Photo Challenge: Tour Guide

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