Cabbages & Kings – A Review

Cabbages and Kings is a work on fiction by O. Henry. Published in 1904, it’s not the type of book I would normally write a full review for, but I’ve found a have a lot to say. I downloaded a free digital copy for my Kindle app (also available in print), because I recognized the Read More …

#Project52 – Happiness Is

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar These lovely birds were outside my kitchen window the other morning. They made me very happy.

#Project52 – Who am I?

It’s that time of year again, making resolutions and looking back at who we have become.  At 30, I often still feel like I’m playing at being an adult. Especially on those days when I see my friends and family with their grown up lives, having kids and making big decisions. I do have to Read More …

WIP Wednesday

The new season of Project Quilting has started, which is great. I love having inspiration for sewing projects.  This week’s challenge is “confetti,” so I did a little research on Pinterest for ideas and came across a quilt by St. Louis Folk Victorian that I love. I’m using it as inspiration for my own little Read More …

Bookish Questions – Would you rather read any ending that makes you feel happy or sad?

Just a little house cleaning for the 1st book post of the year. I’m changing the title from Booklr Questions to Bookish Questions, because booklr is very specific to Tumblr, and I want to be more inclusive with these posts. Also, if you have a bookish question for me, be sure to ask. Now for Read More …

WIP Wednesday

It’s the last WIP Wednesday post of the year.  I’ve made a lot of progress on things this year, but I’ve still got more projects going than I would like. Maybe that’s something I could work on in the new year. This week has been all about hanging sleeves.  I’m midway through putting hanging sleeves Read More …

Booklr Questions – What was your reading goal for this year?

What was your Goodreads challenge or reading goal for this year? This year I had 2 reading goals. The 1st, my Goodreads challenge was originally to read 12 books, one per month. I set my goal super small because I’d just gotten into reading again and wasn’t sure how many books I would have time Read More …