It’s interesting how different phases of our life influence our reading. I definitely had a little more discretionary reading time with an international trip to and from Mongolia–especially when the in-flight entertainment was broken on the way back–and lots of driving time in the country, too. But I also got a new job and you’ll […]
I recently traveled to Mongolia for two weeks. Apparently this is strange because the top question I have received is… “But why?” One person even was so surprised that he said, “You must have already traveled a lot of places if Mongolia was next on your list to visit.” Well, I just don’t think that’s […]
About a month ago, a friend excitedly said, “Your birthday is coming up, isn’t it?” “Wow,” I thought. “How does she remember my birthday? So thoughtful.” Out loud. “Yes, yes it is.” Her reply, “YES! I’m so excited to read your blog about reasons you’re single.” You’re welcome. 😛 For those who are new to […]
Over this quarter, I went on a nice nearly 3-week long trip to Brazil where I traveled all over on like…11 flights or something crazy like that. So I had a lot of time in airports and a lot of time to read. Thus, this quarter’s reads: The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories The […]
Two years ago, I wrote a post about 5 Crazy Ways I’ve Been Set Up. Today, I add the companion post with ways I have set other people up, or in some cases, tried to set others up because I rarely succeed. But who cares about success rates in dating, right?
Quite a good little mix of books this time around. Some were enjoyable, some to explore a different genre or author, and some that deeply moved me. I thought I’d provide the skimmable version of the books I read first and then my reviews. Books in no particular order The Ocean at the End of […]
“I have wept in the night For the shortness of sight That to somebody’s need made me blind; But I never have yet Felt a tinge of regret For being a little too kind.” -Unknown, but attributed to C.R. Gibson This little poem popped up as a “memory” in my Facebook feed this weekend. I […]