Introducing Spot

For those of you who might have missed the announcement buried inside this week’s Bookish Questions post, My husband and I are expecting a baby this April.   I had to go in for a super early ultrasound due to some previous complications.  The ultrasound showed that everything was good, and the baby was right Read More …

Bookish Questions – What books might we be surprised to find on your shelves?

What books might we be surprised to find on your shelves? The most surprising thing you would find on my bookshelves today are the children’s books.  No, I don’t mean the children’s classics, like The Wind in the Willows, that I often reread.  I’m talking about actual children’s books.  Things like, If you Give a Read More …

Coffee Talk – Around the House

It’s harvest time, which means the air is full of corn dust and all I want to do is sneeze.  That mean’s I’m spending most of my time inside for the next few weeks, but I am still enjoying watching the ducks for a while every day. We’ve lost a few ducks to predators since Read More …

Bookish Questions – If you could require the next president to read one book…

If you could require the next president to read one book, what would it be? It’s election year here in the US. The two major parties have selected their candidates, and one of them will most likely be the next president.  Last night was the first official debate between the two candidates.  My husband and Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite series?

What is your favorite series? Picking a favorite series is almost as hard as picking a favorite book.  Almost, but not quite.  I have two series that I genuinely love for what they meant to me as a child.  The first is Nancy Drew, a series about a brilliant girl detective who always solves her Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite Genre?

What is you favorite genre? My favorite genre will always be sci-fi/fantasy.  I love being able to escape my ordinary life and go on dangerous and crazy adventures from the comfort of my favorite chair.  We’ve all had that moment when we’ve wanted to leave the shire, but just like Samwise Gamgee, we know it Read More …