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2020 in Review: Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles

2020 in Review: Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles

Posted January 8, 2021 in Blogging, Bookish Things, Checking In // 0 Comments

It’s that annual wrap up time of year again! When I set up the placeholder for this post a year ago and called it “Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles” I had no idea how true that would ring.  I know I was thinking about following through on my personal reading challenge as well as Start On Your Shelfathon… but y’all?  2020 has been rife with reading challenges.  And blogging hurdles.  I am plum worn out. Usually, I use this post to share Goodread’s “My Year In Books”.  This year, I’m going to pull a little data from that page, but they’ve stripped […]

So Long Sweet Summer – My August Wrap Up

So Long Sweet Summer – My August Wrap Up

Posted September 7, 2020 in Checking In // 0 Comments

I cannot tell you all how grateful I am that the heat has finally broken here in New England.  In line with the coming storm season, we’ve had either sunny days or massive thunderstorms and nothing in between, and I am LIVING for it.  I love thunderstorm season – there’s something to that electricity that makes me feel so alive. Also, feeling grateful because a massive might-as-well-be-a-whole-tree branch missed falling on our house by about six feet.  With a little help from the wind we avoided some serious damage – the thing took down all the saplings in its wake […]

Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Posted August 11, 2020 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  Interesting fact I learned while researching what a lech Asimov was – Foundation is a loose retelling of Edward Gibbons’s The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire.  Which I have read in part and it’s very tedious.  Also, Foundation is pretty tedious. This book started off promising.  We follow a young man on his journey to a new, exciting planet.  He’s being followed, and a figure shows up after at his hotel room. Immediately we’ve got tension and it’s piqued the reader’s curiosity.  Who is this Harry Seldon and why is his project so important?  So, take us in.  Show us […]