As part of the Winter of Reading activity I’m doing with Denver Public Library, I filled out a form to get a personalized reading list sent to me by a librarian. It was fun to fill out (who doesn’t like talking about books they love) and it was exciting as I had no idea the … More Book suggestions by my own personal librarian
Yesterday, while dinner was simmering, Elisabeth, Sidney and I drove down to our Denver library and signed up for the Winter of Reading program. We got a nifty program that you can also color! And since you can color it, the library gave us free coloring pencils. On top of that, we got a buy … More Winter of Reading
Yesterday and today were low-key days for me. Yesterday I finished reading Millénium, a science fiction book published in 1983 by John Varley. For a book set in the future, I’d say Varley did quite a good job without dating himself. There was one part, however, at the very end of the book, that did reflect … More Long weekend at an end
Last year I made a resolution to read 20 books in 2015 through Goodreads. I made it (by the skin of my teeth) so this year I decided to up it to 25. I had such a great time reading books last year that I figure why not try to read more. That means I’ll … More Reading challenge 2016
I bought orange juice today. I had been avoiding it because one of the medications I take causes potassium in my body to stick around, so the doctor told me to not have a lot of it. Lo and behold, guess what has a decent amount of potassium? Oranges. Who would have thought, right? Well, … More Orange juice, work, and reading!
This past weekend Gene and I sat on the balcony and read The Wise Man’s Fear, a book by Patrick Rothfuss. This is the second book in The Kingkiller Chronicle series. I wrote a review about the first book here. Anyway, I really like how Gene and I read aloud to one another. Not only does … More I like Gene and I like books