I have a new thing. A LibraryThing.

  For some time now, I have wanted to organize my books more efficiently. I have quite a few. I still don't know exactly how many. Lots of picture books, my Agatha Christie collection, novels for kids, YA fiction, my nerdy reference books, and many, many more. About two weeks ago, I decided to start... Continue Reading →

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Nerdfighters All the Way Down

So much good came of being able to see John and Hank Green LIVE last Tuesday for the Turtles All the Way Down tour. A week later, thinking about it still makes me smile. Good Thing Number 1: Before we even got there, I discovered that there was another nerdfighter in my circle of people.... Continue Reading →

Thistle Farming is a Lifestyle

When I discovered Thistle Farms two and a half years ago through Trades of Hope, I wanted to go and see firsthand what it was all about. ┬áSo I visited the storefront and toured the facility after joining their weekly meditation circle. Everybody was super nice, and I loved the openness and vulnerability of those... Continue Reading →

My tidying marathon

A couple of years ago, I read Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It really helped me evaluate my possessions more clearly, and I lightened my load of stuff considerably. Now that I've finished reading her latest book, Spark Joy, I am continuing the work that I never finished before. I tackled... Continue Reading →

I’m finally where I belong…

...in Ravenclaw. *sigh of contentment*  Years ago, when I first joined Pottermore, I was sorted into Hufflepuff. Now I'm not one of those people who look down on Hufflepuffs. *cough, Hillary Sears, cough, cough* It just didn't make sense to me that I would be sorted into a house whose main descriptor is that they're loyal.... Continue Reading →

Facebook Friday

So, on Sunday of this past week, I decided I was taking a little break from Facebook. I recently finished reading 7 by Jen Hatmaker, and it has made me even more aware of how much time I spend on it. I like for people to think well of me, so I generally keep my... Continue Reading →

Makeup: how I really feel

Ok, fine, I haven't figured out exactly how I really feel about makeup. I struggle with it like I do with several things. On the one hand: ooh, look how it makes me not shiny, and under my eyes is less blue, and dude! You can see my eyelashes now! On the other hand, it's... Continue Reading →

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