2018 #TBR Booklist

Do you ever lose track of the books you're planning to read? It happens to me all the time. Like any good bibliophile, much of my life revolves around books: finding them, buying them, even writing them. Some books slip through the cracks the moment they hit my Kindle. Often they are books I actively …

Happy #Christmas!

"HAPPY, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man  the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!" - Charles Dickens

Sunday #Poetry: I Heard A Bird Sing

“Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.” ~Joseph Roux “I Heard A Bird Sing” Oliver Herford I heard a bird sing In the dark of December A magical thing And sweet to remember. 'We are nearer to Spring Than we were in September,' I heard a bird sing In the dark of December.

November, 2017

2017 is winding down… November marks the time I officially start prepping for the end of the year. Many of these preparations are fun- Thanksgiving, Christmas trees, hot chocolate and family time. Others are a little more tedious: year-end bookkeeping comes to mind. The gray weather and shortening days give me an urge to reflect, …