Posts by Andrea

Bookish Questions – How many books do you buy in a year?

How many books do you get/buy in a year? For myself, I try not to purchase more than a couple of books a month, though I admit to purchasing more than that when I see books that I just need to have.  Sometimes it’s because I’ve come upon a collection of Nancy Drew or Hardy…

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Book It! – Reading Dilemmas

I feel like I’ve hardly had any time for reading this month, with the local Fair, and other events going on.  But that’s not stopped me from finishing a few books. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals It took me more than a month, but I worked my way through The Omnivore’s…

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#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…

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Coffee Talk – Busy Days

Welcome to Coffee Talk! If you haven’t been here before, this is my (usually) weekly post about things going on in the world, around the web, and in my life.  Grab your favorite morning beverage and join in for a chat. Busy Days Just like every July, life has been pretty busy around our house…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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