New year and all that…

Well I've been a bit crap at this the last few years, haven't I?  I went from constantly planning, blogging, reviewing, reading and being involved in a wonderful online community in the U.K. to zilch, zippo, nada. It was like as soon as the hubbub from moving to the U.S. died down, so did my … Continue reading New year and all that…

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Tomorrow…

Tomorrow is my last day working at the company that spurred our move from London to Virginia.  As I sit here listening to breakup songs (I feel you, Macy Gray), I'm feeling mighty introspective about the whole thing. I've learned a lot here at this company.  There are a lot of things I won't put … Continue reading Tomorrow…

A year full of awesome

I'm not a fan of the whole "New Year, New You" concept.  I've always thought it was hokey, cheesy and so on.  With that being said, 2016 was a craptacular year and I want to do everything I can to make 2017 better.  I want it to be a year full of awesome and happiness. … Continue reading A year full of awesome

Calling all teachers, book lovers and avid readers:

I have a job for you, my fellow bookworms and teachers (particularly of the English Lit variety): I have two eight-foot bookshelves and one three-foot bookshelf completely full of books that I either: a) haven't read and don't intend to read or b) have read and don't plan on reading again I'd really like to … Continue reading Calling all teachers, book lovers and avid readers:

The little dude…

When I was little, er, younger (I’m still little), I used to eat ants.  I know, I know.  Ew.  I used to squish them with my finger, one by one and pop them into my mouth.  There was no taste, and I have no clue why on earth I liked eating them, but I did. … Continue reading The little dude…

Up, up and away

Only four or five years ago, I couldn't adjust to college life only two hours away from home.  I called daily for the first few weeks, at times begging to be brought home.  I just "couldn't do it".  Well, I did it.  Even if it meant coming home every weekend and then later on every … Continue reading Up, up and away

Changes to blog

First, before I get into the blog changes, I have to say it's been a gorgeous, warm and fantastic day out today.  And I'm out on my balcony, feet up on the sill (like a yap, as memom would say), drinking a green tea.  Up until now, I've been reading a fantastic book.  Today has … Continue reading Changes to blog