Booklr Questions – What do you get besides books at a bookstore?


What do you get besides books at a bookstore? Since there aren’t any independent bookstores in my area (other than second hand shops), most of my local book shopping happens at Barnes and Noble. I love looking through the periodicals … Continue reading

The Heart Goes Last – A Review


I recently got a chance to review and ARC (Advance Review Copy) of The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood.  And I’m very excited to be able to share my thoughts on this book with you today. So what’s this … Continue reading

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite Banned Book?


Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. This year, Banned Book week is being celebrated from September 27th − October 3rd. In honor of … Continue reading

Book It – Reading on the Road


September has been a busy month, with a family reunion, and a wedding, but I seem to have gotten back into my reading groove. The 10 hours I spent in the car to and from the wedding might have had … Continue reading

Mike & Molly Got Married


Matt’s cousin Mike got married on Sept. 19th, so we headed up to Chicago for the wedding.  It was great to get to see everyone and welcome Molly into the family. I’m sure that she’ll fit right in. All of … Continue reading

Bowden Exhibit at Dunn Art Gallery


One of my favorite jobs at work is taking photos of the exhibits at the Dunn Art Gallery.  The current exhibit is by artists Gene and Bill Bowden.  The interesting thing about exhibits with multiple artists, like this one, is … Continue reading

Invaluable Books at High Prices


I recently discovered, an online auction website that focuses on high quality items.  They had lots of books that I’d love to have on my shelf. I love science-fiction, so I was excited to see the collection of Easton … Continue reading

Booklr Questions – Do you judge books by their covers?


Do you judge books by their covers? While I would love to say that I never judge a book by it’s cover, I have to admit that I actually do it a lot.  When I’m browsing books at the local … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Centered


I love asymmetry, so centering things has always been hard for me. Even if my design sense tends toward grouping display items in odd numbers.  I did manage to find a few things around the office that were centered though, … Continue reading