SEASONAL READING I think it's a lot of fun to read books during the time of year that they take place or when the topic is timely. For example, I like to read spooky stories or books like Dracula around Halloween and books set at the beach in the summer. For the last few years, I've been making … Continue reading Nonstories (and Reflecting on the Last Few Reads of 2015)
Our Bookworm Christmas Tree
This is our first Christmas together as a married couple, as our own family unit. For the last few years of celebrating Christmas together, we've each been joining in the other's family traditions. Whether it's cookie baking, the way we do gift exchanges, or just where and when we gather with everyone to spend time together. The … Continue reading Our Bookworm Christmas Tree
All I Want For Christmas Is You
A while ago (around 14 years ago!) I started writing a short story inspired by the Mariah Carey Christmas song, "All I Want For Christmas Is You." Through the years the story has stuck with me and every once in a while I reread it or added a little bit to it. I have always … Continue reading All I Want For Christmas Is You
I want a Digital Voice Recorder!
My new favorite thing is something that I don't actually have yet. I would like to get a digital voice recorder with a USB connection so that I can connect it to my computer (which I backup daily now, thank you) and transfer what I record to an audio file. How great would that … Continue reading I want a Digital Voice Recorder!