Poetry Friday – Langtree’s Lament

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Leigh Anne’s blog, A Journey Through the Pages, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ Hello and Happy Friday! I hope that everyone has had a good week. It has been a whirlwind here after getting back from the writing conference (which was amazing) and trying to get back into the swing of things. We woke up to 30 degree weather this morning here in Southwestern Florida! I am … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Langtree’s Lament

Reset Refresh Rebound

2 months without a post. What have I been up to, you may ask? Read 5 books. All were good. Really enjoyed What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by  Randall Munroe. It is basically the book version of Randall’s blog and is hilariously informative. I also enjoyed reading with my daughter Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa. I picked up Bird Box by Josh Malerman because I was nominated for a Bram Stoker award. It was entertaining and a bit creepy. I am actually excited that this one is being made into a movie because the book … Continue reading Reset Refresh Rebound

Books, Movies, and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Two months into the year and I am already behind in my reading. February was an all around slow month. I felt like I was moving through a non-Newtonian fluid most of the time. But we all have rough patches, so hopefully I’ll perk up a bit and get some more writing and reading done. Of all the books I read in February, I can definitely say that James Herriot’s All Things Bright and Beautiful was my favorite (it’s the only book I finished last month). I loved the 1st book in the series and the 2nd was just as … Continue reading Books, Movies, and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Oscars Asylum

Have you ever read a creepy book in the dark of night in order to stay awake to feed your 2-month-old? And then have your spouse let out a snore so loud you mistake it for the growl of a monster? So then you react by dropping your book onto your nursing child’s head, causing them to spit out your boob and begin to scream while milk sprays around the room like a fire hose? Uh…me either… I enjoy reading creepy books, and most of the time they aren’t scary enough to give me the chills. Asylum by Madeleine Roux, … Continue reading Oscars Asylum