The kitchen, complete with soapstone counters, in Geraldine Brooks' home. Photo: Randi Baird, New York Times We've made it through the first month of winter! And it flew by (do I literally say that about every month? It feels like I say that about every month. So boring, and yet so true – months go quickly … Continue reading Five things in June
April. Remember April? Yes, it was a long time ago. May has been a doozy...but that is a story for next month's Five Things – coming to you at the end of June, I guess, if current trends are anything to go by. I have not felt like writing at all and I am paying the … Continue reading Five things in April
Can you believe it?! It certainly doesn't feel like eighteen months since I published my 101 in 1001 list. But here we are, more than halfway through those 1001 days! Mind-blowing stuff. I look back at what my goals were in November 2019 and I laugh. Not only because I so clearly didn't have a … Continue reading 101 in 1001 – we’re over halfway!
So March was a long month, huh?! March is a funny one because at its start, it's still definitely summer, but by the time it's over it's almost certainly not. It's still hot most days, but the mornings are a little cooler, the evenings are a lot shorter, and even the heat seems kind of … Continue reading Five things in March
"Do you know the best feeling in the world? [...] It's reading a book, loving every second of it, then turning to the front and discovering that the writer wrote fourteen zillion others." (329, 2019). When was the last time you read something that just completely and utterly charmed you? For me it was about … Continue reading A just absolutely delightful book