Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

I've been wanting to read Marilynne Robinson for years, but was terrified. I knew that she was smart and loved and revered. I also knew that her writing is considered top-notch. I finally got the guts to tackle one despite my fears - Gilead. After receiving bad news from his doctor, John Ames decided to... Continue Reading →

Library Checkout – January 2019

Thank you to Bookish Beck for creating and hosting this link up! This is a fun one, especially because it reminds me how incredible the public library is. And I'm so lucky that my librarians are so kind and I'm slowly becoming more brave about making special requests. Go visit your local library - they... Continue Reading →

About Time

I wasn't planning on writing this morning, but my WordPress Reader was full of inspirational writing posts (thank you!), so here I am. The floors are covered in books and blocks, little fuzzies, and bread crusts, which is what I should be attending to. But my biggest bear is playing make believe and wants to... Continue Reading →

Podcasts Lately

I'm trying to listen to podcasts again. When I drove to work every day, I had several on rotation. Most were about an hour, so I could listen to the first half on my way to work and then finish on the way home. It was a neat and tidy way to learn about something... Continue Reading →

PAUSE: Hallelujah Anyway

I love it when what I'm reading happens to be in line with the things I'm thinking about. Isn't it funny how that happens? It's like when you learn a new word: all of a sudden you see and hear it everywhere. Was it always there and I'm just now noticing? What else am I... Continue Reading →

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