The longlist for the 2023 Women’s Prize was announced on Tuesday afternoon (1pm ET) and I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time since then thinking about it. I’ve decided this prize season – including the Women’s, Booker International, and Booker … Continue reading TGIF | Women’s Prize 2023.
Looking back, February feels like a different kind of reading month. For sure I read fewer books than I have recently (like since early 2021!) I also read mostly on paper (only five of the 16 books were audio, and … Continue reading Reading Better | February.
Hello friends and hello last Friday of February … I know this isn’t the case for many of y’all, but it feels like this month has flown by and ushered in early signs of spring. Thinking about … Wendell Berry. … Continue reading TGIF | Late February.
Thank you all for your good travel wishes … our trip to Thomasville was amazing! I hesitate to call it a “day trip”; door to door, it was 15 hours for me (and several of those hours were in the … Continue reading Thomasville.
One of the things I’ve learned – thanks to my daily photo habit! – is that the cherry trees bloom here in February. It is simply a joy to be outside and see all that pink … and the green … Continue reading TGIF | Early February.
I’ve mentioned to a few folks – my 2023 is off to an amazing reading start! What stands out are those 5-star reads – including a new lifetime favorite (Housekeeping – Goodreads link*) and a new everyone-should-read (Life on Delay) … Continue reading Reading Better | January.
Hello February! So glad the sun finally showed up. I snuck into my neighbor’s yard this morning so I could share her (very early blooming) daffodils with y’all. Pops of yellow and bright blue skies … happy sigh! Thinking about … Continue reading TGIF | Hello February.
Last week when I shared my 2022 reading wrap-up, I hinted at a post about 2023 plans … this is that post! This is also deep dive into details about my reading life and intentions that might seem way over … Continue reading Reading Better in 2023.
Hello friends and Happy Friday! It feels like this was the first “regular” week in … weeks. and it feels good to be here at its end (also, as I was typing those words the sun came out for the … Continue reading TGIF | Early January.
This week I wrapped up my 2022 book journaling – the 21 books I read last month and the 250+ I read all year. I tallied a few stats (which took way longer than it should’ve because I haven’t been … Continue reading Reading Better | December.