Weekending | 4,184 Words.

One of my daily email newsletters always includes a piece titled “1,000 Words” and it’s a photo without any accompanying text. I can’t quite manage no words, but I can keep them to a minimum. I have exactly five (it took me two tries to get the books) photos in my feed since I posted on Friday afternoon. I do wish I’d taken one Friday evening – it was nice to catch up and we laughed hard – also, we were five because their son surprised his mom and came home for the weekend!! (I was delighted they shared him … Continue reading Weekending | 4,184 Words.

Reading Better | January.

My 2022 reading is off to a great start! I read 19 books last month (shelved here on Goodreads) and was delighted that the “best year of reading” vibe continued from December. I shared quick reviews of those four 5-star books on Instagram (here) and here are a few superlatives for the other 15 (all links are to Goodreads). Book that made me cry in public/Book to read in one sitting – Ghost Forest, by Pik-Shuen Fung. A gorgeous debut novel that reads like a memoir about the immigrant experience (Hong Kong to Canada in 1997) and the death of … Continue reading Reading Better | January.