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A Carnival of Losses: Notes on Nearing Ninety

People call me an old soul. I’m not sure what I think of such a label, but I do know one thing- to be in the presence of individuals with depth, wisdom, and a wide range of life experiences makes my soul sing for days. 172 more words

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The Botany of Desire

Each time I sit down to reflect upon what I have read, I think I have not read much, but I am always surprised to have read more than I thought. 362 more words

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Bookish Update

Bookish Update

Happy July y’all! I would say “Holy Hotness”, but we are not back in Florida yet. Which is why I am giving a brief update. 139 more words

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For the Joy of Reading: Black Robe

This is a story about a clash of cultures, about misunderstandings and incomprehension.   It is about French Jesuit missionaries coming into contact with Native Americans along the St. 378 more words

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Friday 56, #75

It’s time for  Friday 56!  It’s a book meme hosted by Freda at Freda’s Voice. Be sure to visit her blog if you would like to participate. 210 more words

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Quotes from Summer in Orcus

Sometimes, when you are looking for a new book to immerse yourself in, reading a description or review of a book doesn’t work: it can be too vague or confusing, it may sound uninteresting, or even turn out to be deceptive in some cases. 739 more words

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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”

This year, I’ve decided to make more time for reading. The hobby is something I’ve always enjoyed, but never seem to have enough time for. After being diagnosed with anxiety in late 2017 (something I’ll probably go more in-depth about in a future blog), I decided I needed to do as much as I could to help myself feel more at peace. 697 more words