2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge. How many of you love to read? Hands up in the air! ...and wave 'em round like you just don't care! Woo Hoo! As an introvert, I take great pleasure in my reading time. Now don't think I'm saying that extroverts don't read. Because I know for a fact that they do. My [...]

30 Days of…February Challenge

30 Days of…February Challenge

That by desiring what is perfectly good, even when we don't quite know what it is and cannot do what we would, we are part of the divine power against evil - widening the skirts of light and making the struggle with darkness narrower. -Dorothea in Middlemarch by George Eliot Reading. (psst...I am Amazon affiliate, which means [...]

Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare and Company

  Shakespeare and Company. 37 rue de la Bûcherie. Paris, France. Shakespeare and Company is an Independent Bookstore in Paris. From the moment that Helen commented that I should visit there while in Paris, I knew that this was one of the destinations on my "must see" list. As I mentioned, after our visit to Sacré [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 37

Friday Faves – Edition 37

  Friday. It's so nice to see you again.   Fall. Fall has officially settled upon the Blue Ridge portion of Virginia. I'm hoping that I'll have some moments to get out and capture some photos this weekend. Sickness. If you read Monday's post, where I announced my November Challenge, then you know that Miss [...]

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

  Visiting Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. And A Lesson Learned. Experientialism. First things first. What in the heck do I mean by experientialism? This is not a lesson on apologetics or whatever else may come to mind when hearing this word. Experience vs. Materialism. This is about experience vs. materialism. Experientialism is the term used [...]

Farmer’s Market & Winter Weather

Farmer’s Market & Winter Weather

Farmer's Market & Winter Weather. Do you ever have plans and then life throws a wrench into them?   If not, then consider yourself lucky. The girlie came home sick on Friday, proceeded to run a fever most of the weekend. She attempted school yesterday. Made it two hours. I was on snack duty for [...]

Friday Faves – “Local” Edition

Friday Faves – “Local” Edition

Friday. Local Edition. Honestly, I think this is true most days. Minus the hot part! But today is Friday!! So I'm letting the other side of my new coffee mug represent today.   Fabulous, darling, Fab-u-lous. The crazy weather pattern in Virginia continues. We've had numerous days of close to and even hitting 70 degrees [...]

Reading Walden

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion -Henry David Thoreau in Walden I gave myself a little leeway on time since I didn't start until Jan. 17th, but I have finally finished Walden!! To read well, that is, to read true books [...]