What I’ve Been Reading Lately: November

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: November

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”-Jhumpa Lahiri That quote holds so much truth! In a year when travel has been nearly nonexistent, I have traveled around the world, backward and forward through time, visited places conceived only in the realms of deep imagination, and have immersed myself deeply [...]

Tuesday Truth #65

Tuesday Truth #65

Tuesday Truth. Number 65. This past Friday was World Kindness Day. A day to focus on the positive power of kindness. Kindness is defined as the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. I think every day should be World Kindness Day. Wouldn't it be amazing if we as a collective just decided to be [...]

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: September / October

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: September / October

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul."-Joyce Carol Oates I've had quite a few distractions that have taken me away from reading. Haven't we all?! But I do like to accomplish a goal once it's been set. I mentioned last month that I [...]

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot Reading 2020. I'm a bit behind in getting out my August reading post. If you've read my most recent post, Tuesday Truth #63, then you are already aware that [...]

Tuesday Truth #63

Tuesday Truth #63

Tuesday Truth. Number 63. One of the definitions of mosaic as defined at dictionary.com comes in its use as an adjective. Composed of a combination of diverse elements. I think that humanity as a collective and as an individual fits into that definition of a mosaic. In thinking of this definition from an individual standpoint, [...]

A New Way to Unwind: Learning How to Knit

A New Way to Unwind: Learning How to Knit

* I was gifted with yarn and needles in return for my honest review. All opinions are my own.* To Knit. According to the Merriam- Webster dictionary the word knit means:  to form by interlacing yarn or thread in a series of connected loops with needles. But I'm sure you already know what knitting looks [...]

Tuesday Truth #62

Tuesday Truth #62

Tuesday Truth. Number 62. Hey all!! I hope that everyone is doing well. As I shared in my recent "What I've Been Reading Lately" post, I've been working through The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron. I started week 4 on August 4th. Imagine my surprise when she brings up reading deprivation. She shares that for [...]

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: July

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: July

“The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.”– Ursula K. LeGuin Reading 2020. July ended up being a good month for some reading. Rainy days...days lounging near the beach...hot, sweltering days...all great days to dive deeply [...]