Books, Library

Taking my Reading Challenges Seriously

So, here's the deal. I've been very neglectful of my blog lately, but with very good excuses. #1: My sister's wedding. As I mentioned in my last post, my sister had a wedding this summer, and who's to think about blogging with a wedding approaching? #2: Summer Reading Program at the library: Anyone working in… Continue reading Taking my Reading Challenges Seriously


Even MORE reasons to like Samwise Gamgee

Back in January and February, I reread The Lord of the Rings, and I kept discovering fabulous quotes by or about the wonderful Samwise Gamgee which made me like him even more. If you've read the books or seen the movies, you'll already know that Sam is very important to the great quest and, basically, Frodo… Continue reading Even MORE reasons to like Samwise Gamgee


Debra Fileta’s “5 Things to Do While You Wait on God”

Over the past month, my blogging life has pretty much died--not completely, just mostly. I'm sure anyone keeping up with my blog has wondered if I've dropped off the face of the earth. And I have, partially. With the end of the spring semester, I'm not all here. I think the writing part of my… Continue reading Debra Fileta’s “5 Things to Do While You Wait on God”


A New Favorite Book!

Every once in a while, I'll read a book and have to tell everyone about it--whether they want to listen or not. I am currently in this state of infatuation with Kate DiCamillo's The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.   I started it Sunday night and finished reading last night (Tuesday). So far, all of my coworkers… Continue reading A New Favorite Book!