The Bookish Naughty List Book Tag

I stumbled onto The Bookish Naughty List on Lia’s blog, Lost in a Story.  As soon as I saw this Book Tag I knew I had to give it a chance.  It was so original!  I love tags, but sometimes I feel like I’m answering the same questions over and over.  When one jumps out […]

Pulse Nightclub ~ One Year Later

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
It’s hard to believe that it’s been one year since a man with hatred in his heart, entered the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, and killed 49 people while wounding 53 others who were there to have a good time in a safe environment. In order to move…

The Best of Friends

This weekend my family suffered a blow when my daughter Alex (Baby Chick) went into our bird room and discovered that her bird, Nemo, had passed away in the night.  I know that not everyone can understand the bond that a person can have with a bird, but it’s real and just as tangible as a bond […]

2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge

I haven’t taken part in a challenge in a long time, but this one was too good to resist.  I think we all need a good reason to attack TBR pile.  This is perfect since one of my goals for 2017 is to read more books I’ve been putting off.  I’m even going to try […]

This is my Genre, Tell Me Yours: Book Tag

I was lucky to be tagged by three lovely ladies; Heather at The Sassy Book Geek, Ava at Reads, Rhythms, & Ruminations, and Jackie at Death by Tsundoku.  They all have really wonderful blogs that you guys should all go check out. This is My Genre, Tell me Yours was created by Drew at The Tattooed Book […]

My Monumental Day ! (How about a Giveaway?)

So!  This happened, and I was so excited! In my real world I’m a pretty timid person.  It’s not easy to explain what it’s like to live with anxiety.  When I try, I feel like I sound pathetic and then I feel anxious.  I’ll just simplify it and say that trying anything new is hard. […]