Summer Vacation

I have completely fallen off of the writing wagon. June has been another weird month for me, but at least I've had my health (other than one strange stomach bug that took us out for a week) so I'm happy about that. I used to write early in the mornings, but it seems like all... Continue Reading →

Joan Didion’s On Keeping a Notebook

"What is a recipe for sauerkraut doing in my notebook? What kind of magpie keeps this notebook?"On Keeping a Notebook, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, page 138, Joan Didion Thanks to Nina Lacour's podcast On Keeping a Notebook, I've been reconsidering my previous animosity for Joan Didion. I read The Year of Magical Thinking a few years... Continue Reading →

The Pains of Catching Up

Returning to book blogging is hard work! There are so many tiny little tasks that need to be accomplished - updating a neglected Goodreads account, remembering the rhythm of memes, remembering how to even use wordpress,┬áreconnecting with old friends with my tail between my legs, etc. It's a reminder of how much work I put... Continue Reading →

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