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The Poet, the Garden, and the Election

Books have conversations in my head. These dialogues enrich and complicate the experience not only of reading, but of life, because everything is connected, everything becomes a conversation. 835 more words


Follow the Cardinal

It’s colder than Narnia out there, y’all.

I’m looking out the back window at the small patches of snow hiding in the shadows of my backyard when down from the bony trees, a bright, red cardinal descends. 1,060 more words

“The sunshine deepening the hue of the yellowing trees made one feel that one stood in an embowered temple of gold.”
~Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Secret Garden)

The Women’s Classic Literature Event

This event is way more a celebration than a “reading challenge.” It’s about hunting out those forgotten titles which didn’t make it into the official canon, & reading them & sharing the excitement. 162 more words


The Time I Did Not Meet Daisy Eagan Because I'm Actually an Idiot

Warning: This gets dramatic for really quickly for no reason, so be prepared


I have recently discovered a little phenomenon called “the Stage Door”. I think it is super fun and exciting if it is done properly. 1,083 more words


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“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” – Oscar Wilde

I can’t begin to count the number of times that I have read… 294 more words