Just after the New Year, I spent some time in Vermont. I go to Vermont to write, but ever since the start of the pandemic, I also go there for some clarity of thought. Sometimes it’s easier to figure out how you’re doing if you can get some distance from everything. Where I go, I… Read more »
Happy new year, everyone :o)
It’s ALA Midwinter weekend and I’m eagerly awaiting a call from the Unreliable Blogger Award committee. Maybe you guys lost my number? So, it’s well past the point of apologies here on the blog, but I am sorry I’ve been so absent, I’ve missed blogging, and in fact, one of my New Year’s resolutions is… Read more »
… I am reading, and loving, Shannon Hale’s Book of a Thousand Days. Happy new year from Florida.
I just stumbled across a list of books about body image, health, and dieting and had the urge to list them here on my blog, now, at the New Year, when the societal pressure toward weight loss rises to a fever pitch. In case it is helpful for anyone to know that books like this… Read more »
I kept all my New Year’s resolutions! I baked this bread (with my mother, in her kitchen) in honor of Bitterblue.(When you read Bitterblue, you’ll understand.)Happy New Year, everyone!
I’m going to be away from home for 31 of the next 40 days, which is always lovely once I’m on the road but COMPLETELY BONKERS before I go… especially this time, because I need to bring so much stuff and so many books. I mentioned my e-book reader in a previous post… I much… Read more »
Dear Santa, I would like a teleporter for Christmas. Though I have to admit that air travel has gotten less onerous for me recently. Not because anything has changed for the better at the airports or on the airlines; quite the opposite. Things seem to be getting worse. Rather, because I’ve come to realize that… Read more »
Trapeze photos ahead! So, this time of year, if it feels right to me, I come up with a few resolutions that make me happy, are designed to bring me peace, and sometimes even take away some of the pressure I’ve been feeling. They’re always realistic, and they are never, ever, EVER punishing or self-loathing…. Read more »
I kind of love New Year’s. Other holidays make me grumpy, but the new year makes me all contemplative and stuff. I’m thinking about my resolutions for this year, and will probably post something about that soon. To my readers in Germany: I’ll be visiting you this March (yay!), in Cologne, Leipzig, and possibly other… Read more »