In The Distant Hours, the Blythe sisters worry that they won't recognize when they officially become "old" so they come up with a list of "old people" characteristics that will help them know. One that has stuck with me: a person is old when they have to sit down to put on their underwear*. Well,… Continue reading
PROLOGUE: I’ve been trying to publish this post since Tuesday, but have been having technical difficulties with my blog. Something about missing SSL certificates, whatever the heck that is. But thanks to lots of time chatting with tech support, it looks like I’m back up and running. It was the perfect pairing for this week… Continue reading Letting Myself Breathe
It’s been forever since I’ve joined a Quicklit link up with The Modern Mrs. Darcy! If you’re looking for some inspiration, go check out today's post and visit some of the bloggers linking up with her. I promise, your TBR will runneth over! It’s hard to know where to start since I haven’t linked… Continue reading March 2018 Quicklit Link-Up
Holy moly – how does Kristin Hannah make me sob like a baby? The Great Alone was about a family of homesteaders in Alaska in the 70s. Leni, the young protagonist of the story, is living with her parents in the wilds of Alaska despite having no wilderness survival skills. Her father was a… Continue reading The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
It's Monday again! I'm just checking in to share last week's hobonichi spread, my productivity for the week, and a few updates. Last week was a bit of a mess for me and I was completely thrown off of my routine. I did manage to journal 6 days, read my daily quota from War and… Continue reading Hobonichi Love
Earlier this week I wrote about my Classics Club Spin List. The Classics Club picked #3, which means that I'll be reading The Tenant of Wildfell Hall! I really wanted to purchase this beautiful clothbound edition, but chose to be economical and went with a $.99 Kindle edition instead, haha. I have to admit, I'm a… Continue reading Classics Spin Winner!
I'm getting my spin selections in just under the wire! Over the weekend I announced that I was joining The Classics Club, just in time to participate in one of their spins. What is a spin? Well, you can read all about it here, but to brief: participants choose twenty books from their master… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #17 Book List
Good evening, dear friends! I hope this Monday hasn't been too tough on you. I'm here tonight to share last week's hobonichi spread and a few other highlights from my week. I've been trying to take more pictures over the last week to share with you all. One of my favorite blogs is Posie… Continue reading February 26 – March 4 Hobonichi Layout and Updates!
Happy Saturday, friends. This is a special edition of my Messy Marginalia and I'm here to say that I've decided to join The Classics Club! My sweet friend Laila at Big Reading Life recently joined and it looked like just the club I needed to be in! What is The Classics Club? It's a group of… Continue reading Joining the Classics Club!
Part of this year's goal of recognizing the abundance around me includes minimizing distractions. I am hoping to find the activities and things that make me truly happy and put the kibosh on distractions that don’t really bring me joy. To do this, I’ve been trying to narrow down my extra-curricular activities. The hope… Continue reading Year of Abundance: How to Work in Distractions in a Mindful Way