I was always an avid reader. Important is the word was – when the pandemic hit and we all went into lockdown I found that reading suddenly was not something I could go to to settle me.Continue reading “Reading”
Doing this challenge virtually, pedaling away in the basement… this is not really the experience by any stretch of the imagination.Continue reading “Virtual AT: Not quite a walk in the woods”
As if 6 hours of the BBC production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice were not enough…Continue reading “A literary day”
It’s January 7th, and according to my scale, I have, as of today, successfully taken off the weight I put on over the holidays.
This felt more like a victory before I realized that Continue reading “One week in”
No one could be more surprised than I am at how much I have come to like my Kindle. (And I didn’t even mention the part about how I doubt silverfish infestations are a worry with an old Kindle.)
But the war isn’t yet over, folks. There are still some ways that real paper books are still superior to eReaders. At least… for now: Continue reading “5 things paper books still have over eReaders”
I was opposed to the whole idea of an eReader. I love books, you see. Even the tactile aspects… the feel, the smell.
But. Well. Two of my family members got Kindles for Christmas. And my boss lives on hers. And the idea of an e-Reader started to be one that I didn’t reject out of hand. Continue reading “5 things I love about my Kindle”
My sister often tells
our her girls that life is a series of choices and their consequences: good choices lead to good consequences, and bad choices lead to bad consequences. While they are little, those connecting lines are easy to draw. Continue reading “The choices we make: what we tell ourselves”
Tonight, my apartment is quiet.
So, very often, am I.
This weekend I (sort of, with special thanks to my generous friend) borrowed and read a copy of Continue reading “Quiet”
Yesterday was a “Ladies Day” … the ladies were over. L brought homemade bread, K brought homemade jam. I made homemade coffee. It was good, as usual. Almost everyone made it over, so I had a full house. Good times. Continue reading “What we’ve missed while my internet connection was floopy”