Books

Favorite Introverts from Literature

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

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Miscellaneous

The Refreshing Day of an Introvert

I've just spent the most marvelous rainy day spoiling my introverted self. As I've gotten older, one thing I look forward to is spending days at home. Alone. By myself. No talking to people. Not even family. Maybe I look forward to these days because they come so rarely. When they do come, it feels… Continue reading The Refreshing Day of an Introvert

Library

Five Interview Tips You Won’t Find Everywhere

This week, I'm going a new direction on my blog by offering some *hopefully* useful interview tips. Why this topic, and why now? Well, I got a job, and I went through a lot of interview preparation to get it. So, since I'll probably be leaving the world of interviews behind for a while, I… Continue reading Five Interview Tips You Won’t Find Everywhere

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