Our 1st YouTube video! We have been wanting to post videos for AGES, but I kept putting it off. Well, no more! We posted our first video at the end of 2019, and hope to continue posting each week in 2020. We would LOVE for you to join us!
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As 2019 nears its inevitable rest, and 2020 soon sweeps us into a new decade, and while there’s still some quiet surrounding me before the buzz of year-end, today feels like a comfortable time for some uncomfortable reflection. What to say about 2019? Honestly, I feel like I clawed my way through this past year. [...]
Last week, I wrote about my love of RV venturing our way to book stores around the country. (Specifically, I wrote about Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN.) But my nerdiness does not end there. Not by a long shot! I also love touring homes of authors and past presidents, and while this may make me [...]
We all have destinations on our bucket list that seem so close yet so far away, don’t we? For many RV’ers, those must-sees include national parks, mountains, beaches, deserts. And while I want all that too, I also have a lot of bookstores on my must-see list. Top among those bookstores has long been Parnassus [...]
Title: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Author: Aimee Bender Published: June 26, 2010 My Star Rating (out of 5): ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ This book blew me away. I hadn’t even heard of it till last week while listening to one of my favorite podcasts, What Should I Read Next. The guest on [...]
For some, including me, fall (or autumn, if you like) is the most wonderful time of the year. Today is September 23, and I just had to pop on here to officially welcome the season and say HAPPY FALL to you! ???? The cooler, but not cold, temperatures. The change in the trees. Pumpkins. Caramel apples. [...]
This has been such a great summer of reading! Maybe (most probably) my best yet! BY THE NUMBERS June Total Books Read: 11 Total Pages: 3,084 Total Hours/Minutes of Audio: 24 Hours, 51 Minutes July Total Books Read: 10 Total Pages: 2,794 Total Hours/Minutes of Audio: 21 [...]
Is there any larger literary phenomena than the Harry Potter series? If there is, I honestly don’t know what it’d be. Sure, there’s Shakespeare. But I don’t see a lot of folks knocking down that door. And of course, God had a huge hit with The Bible. Twilight. The Hunger Games. Lord of the Rings. [...]
My favorite thing to talk with others about is books. It is always interesting to hear what people are currently reading. If they like it or not. What their favorite books are. Who their favorite writers are. I could talk and listen for hours. Turns out, my second favorite thing to talk with others about is [...]