My goal for 2017 was to read 42 books and complete at least a majority of the PopSugar and Read Harder reading challenges. As I said before, I failed miserably at reading harder, but I feel ok about how I did on the other challenge. Even though I didn’t hit my goal, I read enough… Continue reading 2017 Round-up
I may have overextended, or at least overestimated, myself when I decided on what book challenges to take on in 2017. I chose the PopSugar Reading Challenge, since that’s always fun, as well as the Read Harder Reading Challenge, because I did want to “read harder” and thought I could do better than I did… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenges
A couple years ago, I started trying to stop using the plastic bags at the grocery store. Note that I didn’t say “I stopped using the plastic bags” because, as happens to most people, I would forget my reusable bag either at home or in the car. My efforts increased, however, when I made my own… Continue reading Zero waste?
I came across the audiobook of this when searching for Peter Capaldi on my Hoopla* app. I wasn’t aware of what a treat it would be. The story is narrated by Henry MacAlpine, an artist who was coming into his success in London when he decided to take off to a remote island off the… Continue reading The Portrait, Ian Pears
As promised, here is my complete list of books read and favorites from last year. I mentioned in the previous post that 2015 was a really good reading year for me. This was because I happened to select a lot of books that ended up really sticking with me, in what I like to refer… Continue reading 2016 Round-up
2015 was a really good reading year for me. I attempted the 50 Book Challenge for the first time and, though I failed it – reading only 35 books – it was the most I’d read in a long time, and I really enjoyed a lot of the books I read. For 2016, I set… Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenges
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