Any book enthusiast out there will know that one of the most difficult questions to be asked is "What is your favorite book?" As I librarian, I get asked this question more than the average person. I go to a new dentist. They ask my profession. I answer. Then it comes..."Oh, you must like to read. What's … Continue reading The Toughest Question (for Book Enthusiasts)
I am writing this post as a result of rereading Anne of Green Gables. It's not because of Anne herself. Anne is probably the most extroverted of all of the extroverts out there. No, I had Matthew Cuthbert in mind. He is such a lovable character, but he is so introverted--which got me thinking. What other lovable introverts… Continue reading Favorite Introverts from Literature
I discovered this book/movie tag ages ago (it seems), but it's taken me so long to get to it! I found it at the Coffee, Classics, & Craziness blog and had so much fun reading it and answering the questions in my head that I figured I might as well share it. A period drama… Continue reading A Period Drama Tag!
Spring is in the air...For some of you, especially in Oklahoma, this means allergy season, and I’m sorry. But since I’m blessed with not having to deal with allergies, spring for me is newness and refreshment. I sometimes wish New Year’s Day was during springtime because I feel now how I wish I would feel… Continue reading Spring is in the air…
Last week, I talked about my trip to North Carolina and how--even with the fun I had--I was glad to be home. These past few days, however, I've been wishing I was back there--not because of the beautiful sights, but because I miss my buddies. One of the things I miss the most are the… Continue reading Favorite Friendships in Literature
I know this quote from Anne of Green Gables will be shared everywhere today, but I love it so much I can't resist sharing it, as well: "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." -L.M. Montgomery Photo credit to my sister Molly because my autumn photos are lacking. I have… Continue reading October Quote of the Day
Last year, I read Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, and now it is one of my forever favorites. It had been on my to-read list for years, and I'm glad I finally got to it. It makes me excited to discover what other treasures I'll find as I chip away at my reading… Continue reading Wise Words #3: On Imagination
Everyone has a bucket list, right? Even if they don't write them down, surely everyone has things they'd like to accomplish or experience in their lifetime. I must admit, most of my bucket list items are quite silly. Besides running in a 5k, taking a pottery class, and riding in a hot air balloon, I… Continue reading Daydream Bucket List