Category: Thoughts

“Nerd” – It’s Not an Insult and This is Getting Silly

“Nerd” – It’s Not an Insult and This is Getting Silly

Posted June 14, 2019 in Memes, Thoughts // 8 Comments

Hello loves. Today’s rant is brought to you by the Book Blogger Hop prompt of the week, which asks, “Have you ever been called a “book nerd?” If so, how did you react?”.  I immediately rolled my eyes at this because I think that flinging around the word “nerd” as an insult is ridiculous and I am going to tell you why this really isn’t a bad thing, or even a thing, especially in 2019. *sigh* I’m a firm believer in the power of words – they’re weapons in the right hands and should be used responsibly.  Any kind of name-calling […]

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Being “Book Rich” and Some Saltiness

Being “Book Rich” and Some Saltiness

Posted April 5, 2019 in Thoughts // 14 Comments

Are you ready for a really privileged post? I want to have a dialogue about this, because it’s something I think about a lot.  And this conversation won’t apply to a lot of people, obviously, because we are all nice people here. So I’m going to start off like this: I have about 700 books in hard copy.  I am fully aware of how amazing that is.  I am aware that there are people with bigger personal libraries – I’m also aware that many, many people have smaller personal libraries.  I am aware that I am privileged because I live in the […]

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Welcome to Another Muggy Sunday

Welcome to Another Muggy Sunday

Posted August 19, 2018 in Thoughts // 16 Comments

Good morning everyone! I just felt like doing a live, unplanned post this morning.  My catching up on blogging has been going really well since I mentioned in the July Wrap Up that I had nothing scheduled. I’m into the beginning of October now, so I’m well ahead.  I had one week when I was able to schedule a post a day, which is great!  Anyways, I just felt like saying hello live for a change. So – hi, hello, how are you?  Is anyone else in New England?  Is anyone else sick of all this heat and humidity?  If I’m not […]

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Why “The Last Jedi” is Excellent Storytelling

Why “The Last Jedi” is Excellent Storytelling

Posted February 4, 2018 in Reading, Real World, Thoughts, Writing // 5 Comments

Mes chers, I saw The Last Jedi about a month ago now, and honestly… I don’t understand why everyone has been hating on it. I waited several weeks to see it even though I LOVE Star Wars based on so many *meh* reviews from people I respected.  REGRET. It was really fantastic and I walked out of the theatre baffled as to why so many people found it disappointing. I’m trying to think of it from the point-of-view of a typical Star Wars fan, and the closest I can come up with is the fact there were so many grey areas. […]

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The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

Posted October 27, 2016 in Thoughts // 0 Comments

I was not one of the lucky ones who saw the leak of the Dark Tower trailer on October 10th.  I am still waiting on the edge of my seat, waiting for the official release and hoping – praying – it does homage to the original series. It’s a difficult thing, separating book and film.  On one hand, I appreciate the creative team warning us that this film is not going to be the books, but a sequel to them.  It allows expectations to be adapted.  On the other hand… this means we won’t see the Calla, or Susan Delgado […]

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