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My Gen Con pass came! *screaming, general excitement, panic about using vacation hours*

I’m going to Gen Con in Indy at the end of the month. This has solicited endless amounts of excitement because I’m basically going to indulge in four days of nerdy joy. 638 more words


Library Book Sale

I went to a library book sale recently. On the first day of the sale you pay their price for the books: 50 cents for a paperback, a dollar for a trade paperback or an older hardcover, 2 dollars for a cookbook, (really? 216 more words

Book Musings

These violent delights have violent ends

And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,

which as they kiss consume

Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Book Musings

*Reblog* 10 Books to Inspire the Traveler in You

Re-blogging this article I wrote for A Traveling Life: Working to See the World


Travel. For many of us, it is the reason we get up and go to our jobs each day. 54 more words

Random Musings

Everyone, at some point in their lives, wakes up in the middle of the night with the feeling that they are all alone in the world, and that nobody loves them now and that nobody will ever love them, and that they will never have a decent night’s sleep again and will spend their lives wandering blearily around a loveless landscape, hoping desperately that their circumstances will improve, but suspecting, in their heart of hearts, that they will remain unloved forever.

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Book Musings

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books on My TBR List For Summer 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books on My TBR List For Summer 2015

(Brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish)

When I was teaching middle school, summer was my time to catch up on “adult” books, as August through May was pretty much dedicated to keeping up with new young adult books and reading recommendations from my students. 919 more words