Reading the Classics: Emma

Hello and Happy May! My first segment for "Reading the Classics" was so long ago, that I forgot it was even an idea I had! The original idea was that I would read classics I had not read before, and as usual, provide commentary. Perhaps this is blasphemy as an English major and a Language... Continue Reading →

Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

I have been telling myself to write this review for a couple of weeks now, and finally, here we are! Despite my inability to stick to any sort of schedule, I am SO excited to talk about this book. Last month, I read The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley, and... Continue Reading →

Haiku A Day: Days 34-42

This past week has been a blur, honestly. Haikus were written, haikus were forgotten, haikus were not posted. The rain returned off and on this and it just left me feeling grey and unmotivated. However, the sun came out today, and I have a bunch of haikus to share with you! Day 34: Forty books... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Days 31, 32, 33

The days are becoming blurry. I thought I just posted a haiku and then I look and it's been three days. How are you all holding up?? Day 31: Delicate blossomsrelease sweet scent through the breeze.Graceful lilacs sway. Day 32: Still reading Emma,whose arrogance makes me cringe...as does Elton's wife. Day 33: Simon is happy.... Continue Reading →

Reading Challenge 2020: March

Hello, and Happy Monday! This next week "Distance Learning" begins to roll out in our district and so I am relishing in the last few weekend hours (I'm writing this on Sunday and posting Monday) before it is back to work and its weirdness tomorrow. If you have been following my posts at all, it... Continue Reading →

Haiku a Day: Day 28

How has it been 28 days already? When will I manage to post before 9pm? We may never learn the answers. The river still flows.Gushing, rushing, full of life, seemingly endless.

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