my latest obsession…

I fought drinking the Kool-Aid for a long time. I saw interviews, I heard reviews, I read many different blog posts and status updates but it never seemed to take hold of my interest.  I was bound and determined not to jump on the bandwagon. I lost the battle -- and I'm not ashamed to … Continue reading my latest obsession…

first kindle ebook…

I bought my first book on the Kindle Fire last night I started reading it last night after tweaking the settings of the "book appearance" on the Kindle.  Fun.  I think I like it.

A Discovery of Witches…

Not too long after I had moved to Maryland I was lucky enough to help co-create (sort of) a book club.  We've read about 4 or 5 books (I missed a few in there, hence my uncertainty of how many actual books we have read) including The Help (very much enjoyed) and most recently A … Continue reading A Discovery of Witches…

been busy…but good busy…

the fact that it's been pretty damn hot (I'm being nice) has kept me from doing much over the past few days.  When I wasn't sitting in an air-conditioned home office (thank you current employer for that!),  I was driving home as quick as the speed limit lets mewith the a/c blazing in the Vue … Continue reading been busy…but good busy…

Jane Eyre…

a book I read in high school -- at least i remember having the book, i remember very little of actually reading it. started it last week and can't say how much i love this book.  i'm very excited to see the movie -- i do remember sort of seeing the movie way back in … Continue reading Jane Eyre…

Rainy Sunday…

it's a grey, cool (not too cold) and rainy day today.  I love days like this -- for some reason I am able to find a source of happiness in the dullness of the day.  yet again i had something great i was thinking about yesterday, but i have forgotten since and heaven-forbid i remember … Continue reading Rainy Sunday…

been readin…knittin…and watching my team bring it home

and getting so caught up in my reading I'm losing all sense of time.   I'm staying up too late to read at night, I try to cram a chapter in the mornings shortly after I get up, I'm reading while I'm eating -- if only I could get someone to read to my while I'm … Continue reading been readin…knittin…and watching my team bring it home