Did you see that meme that went something like “January’s been a tough year, but we made it”? Nothing bad actually happened, but it just felt like such a longggg month around here, from post-holiday limbo to the reality of cold dreary days with plenty of rain (but no snow!) to keep us stuck inside.… Continue reading Reading Life: January 2019
I used to dedicate an entire post to the past year of reading, with statistics and graphs and comparisons to previous years of reading… and even though I let that tradition go, I still feel the need to do something with all the data (and photos!) from my year of tracking my daily reading. But… Continue reading Reading Life: 2018, Including December
Happy New Year… three weeks ago! I didn’t intend to take quite such a long blogging break, but I’ve also decided to cut myself some slack and not apologize for it. Life is finally settling back into routine again, and I’m finding time for hobbies once more; even though blogging is one of the first… Continue reading Cheers to 2019!
November came and went, and maybe it’s the cozy weather or maybe it’s the long road trips that come with holiday travel, but it felt like I actually had more time for reading this month, which is always a good thing! I’m still tracking and taking daily photos of what I’m reading, even if they… Continue reading Reading Life: November 2018
I’m not sure what happened to the month of October, but here we are in November already! I felt like I spent the whole month preparing for the next event: Amelia’s birthday, visitors, a new pet, fall weather/activities, a medical procedure and recovery, Halloween, the upcoming holidays, etc. And in between, not a whole lot… Continue reading Reading Life: October 2018
All of August passed by as well as September… but even if I didn’t blog about it, I still read a few books. And you know my motto by now: better late than never! Here’s what I’ve been reading during the waning days of summer. I’m still tracking and taking daily photos of what… Continue reading Reading Life: August and September 2018
“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” -Rainer Maria Rilke I loved the motivation of a Reading Challenge last year, so I’m joining Modern Mrs. Darcy again in 2018. It’s not too late to join in… and you can still track your reading with MMD’s free printable kit if you’re… Continue reading 2018 Reading Challenge: Q2 Update