Turn the Page

It is Day 7 of sheltering-in-place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Day 7 of trying to keep my children entertained and healthy, and keeping myself sane. On top of that, we have a 3-month old puppy that wants to chew up everything in sight. Although I’m an introvert and love being home cuddled up on the couch, even I have my limits. And knowing I CAN’T really go anywhere even if I wanted to…well that is apparently one of my limits.

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National Book Lovers Day

All my fellow bibliophiles rejoice! Today is National Book Lovers Day. Whether you prefer the classics or fantasy, hardcover or ebooks, dog-eared pages or bookmarks doesn’t matter (actually, folding page corners is kind of a crime against humanity, but you do you). What does matter is our shared love of the written word.

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Braving a Thousand Lives

Last week my daughters were playing hair salon, combing my husband’s (shaved) head, when they both shrieked and pointed at his back. I went to investigate what I assumed was a piece of lint or a freckle, but instead I saw that it was a tick. I instantly felt woozy.

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Get Caught Reading Month

I recently discovered that May is Get Caught Reading Month, which means that May just might be my favorite month now. I could seriously read every day and be okay with it. But alas, there is a little thing called real life that gets in the way. So for now, I read in the calm(er), quiet(er) moments.

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