The Bear and The Nightingale

5 stars!   Katherine Arden has created a masterpiece.  This book sets my rating scale. If you like... Russian characters, folklore retellings, religious symbolism, unconventional heroines, winter.

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Piña Coladas/Getting Caught in the Rain

Alright, fine.  It was a pineapple popsicle.  Rupert Holmes didn't mention popsicles though, so that title didn't flow as well. I was eating a pineapple popsicle yesterday because it has been ridiculously hot. Hot weather is not for me. I appreciate a nice beach and the sunshine as much as the next girl, but I'm... Continue Reading →

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Upcoming Projects! I Have a Job??

Although I fell off the face of the earth for a few weeks (or months), I didn't actually die! Here's the scoop. As you may or may not know, I recently quit college (for the second time) and moved home from Alaska.  From there, I plunged into about a month of stress.  That time isn't... Continue Reading →

V-Day! and Lent begins…

Happy Valentine's Day! I got to spend the day babysitting a great tiny person! Notably, today is also Ash Wednesday. I do make a habit of observing Lent. For anyone unfamiliar, Lent is a 40 day period of fasting before Easter. Many people give up something important to them for these 40 days. Sweets, caffeine,... Continue Reading →

Sick Day – Day 56

I did nothing today, because I feel terrible. Not a full flu, and fingers crossed that doesn't develop. I should have traded some of my Netflix time for sleeping, though. I'm off to make up for that now. Stay healthy this flu season, everybody! Goodnight.

Sick but Productive – Day 55

Okay guys, this post is later than I've been aiming for, but I am actually in bed at 9:24. I got my whole routine done and am ready to sleep! Not that I'm going to sleep right now. I have some YouTube to catch up on. Point is, I'm feeling extremely accomplished. Plus, I'm definitely... Continue Reading →

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