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The Blessing of Being an Aunt

Yesterday, I became an aunt for the SEVENTH TIME! Little Ruby is my fourth niece, and she has brown hair and brown eyes--which is new for our usually blue or green-eyed family. In one week, I'll be able to soak in some cuddles from my lovely little niece, and I can't wait! September 15th...what a… Continue reading The Blessing of Being an Aunt

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Books · Jane Austen Series

Jane Austen, Part 5: Emma versus Fanny

Around the first of the year, I at last read Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park and Emma. Now, all I lack is Lady Susan, which I will hopefully get around to within the next year or so. Up until this year, I had only ever seen the movie renditions of these two Austen works. I’m ashamed… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 5: Emma versus Fanny

Books

My Obsession with Book (and Personality) Quizzes

One of my weird side obsessions is taking personality quizzes. If I see one that looks slightly fun and interesting on Pinterest or other social media, I’m all over it. I’m sure that my family and friends are tired of getting all the quizzes I send them. At least, they’re not as enthusiastic as I… Continue reading My Obsession with Book (and Personality) Quizzes

Christian Life · Wise Words Series

Wise Words #2: Living in the Now

Stress. This last summer has been a whirlwind of ups and downs entirely built on stressful circumstances. At least, that’s how I’ve felt. A few weeks ago, I completed my MLIS degree—thank goodness—officially ending my school career. No matter what anyone says, I vow that I will never get my Ph.D. Of course, I said… Continue reading Wise Words #2: Living in the Now