#Project52 – A Portrait

I just realized that I haven’t told all my lovely blog followers that I got my hair cut recently.  It’s been hot and humid around here for a while now, and I’ve not been able to do anything with my hair, so I had it all chopped off.  It’s similar to the cut I used Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you like twist endings?

Do you like twist endings? I love a twist ending!  Finding a book that doesn’t end the way you expect is a nice change. Particularly when so many books these days have plots you can see right from the first paragraph.  The best plot twist I’ve read recently, came in the form of Where’d You Read More …

Bookish Questions – Your current favorite book?

What is your current favorite book? I have a really bad habit of answering this question with “the one I’m reading.” And, while it is true that I’m always enjoying the books I’m reading the most, I recently read a book of poetry that I am in love with.  Outside of Shel Silverstein, poetry has Read More …

Bookish Questions – What do you do to get through a reading slump?

What do you do to get through a reading slump? For me, reading slumps usually occur when I’ve been reading too much of the same type of book- too many memoirs, fantasies, or children’s classics.  So for me the easiest way out of a reading slump is to pick up a different type of book.  Read More …

Bookish Questions – What book have you always meant to read?

What book have you always meant to read and haven’t gotten around to yet? Anything you feel embarrassed never to have read? Ya know, as much as everyone seems to love it, I have never read Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Come to think of it, I’ve never read any of Austen’s novels.  I feel Read More …

Book It! – Seeking Love. Finding Books.

I didn’t get many books finished this month, but I’m still pretty far ahead on my reading challenge.  That’s a good thing, as I may be getting busier with house/farm related things soon. Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls. Man Repeller is fashion blogger Leandra Medine‘s memoir about how fashion influenced her life.  It’s been Read More …