It seems strange to say that today was the first frost of winter. It’s usually the end of November or early December when I wake up and curse the day God invented cold weather. 579 more words

Living Life

I feel it now
in flaking skin,
in frigid feet beneath the sheets
The chill has moved from
air alone to hardened ground
and left behind… 128 more words


First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I didn’t read the first Weaverly Family book, but I really liked this one a lot. Magic, seasons and the gifts we all take by surrounding ourselves with the right people is what this book is about. 147 more words


Shiny Objects: Book Lover's Edition

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons…

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Favorite Things


These two books went into my wishlist today.
First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen and American Titan: Searching for John Wayne by Marc Elliott

Hopefully I will get some good reading time in over Christmas.

The Cold Front Has Passed, ...

… it’s just 45 degrees Fahrenheit outside, and the temperature is supposed to drop to 29 in the early morning hours tomorrow: the first freeze here in Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. 190 more words