100 Word Challenge: Write

Odd fact for the day: I still have an active Feed Reader (Feedly). It sits in my laptop dock, staring, judging, begging for attention. I finally opened it today and found, of the sites I have bookmarked there are 90 sources, 35 inactive (no posts for 3+ months) and 8 that are unreachable. Back in…

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100 Word Challenge: Denial

Have you ever stopped reading a book because the story line was heading toward one of the characters, one that you really like, doing something stupid and you didn’t want to believe it, don’t want to see that train wreck. You hope against hope that what you fear would happen, doesn’t. That’s where I am.…

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100 Word Challenge: Speak

I’ve been on a tear recently with this reading thing. Up to book 11 since the beginning of May and will most likely finish numbers 12 and 13 by the end of this week. I’m kind of digging “No TV” during the day, too. Right now, I am on book nine of a 16 book…

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100 Word Challenge: Escape

I think my word for 2019, so far, has been Slug – mentally, physically and literarily. It’s been months (possibly years) since I’ve actually finished a book. Once upon a time, I always had a book with me and read near-constantly. Not so much is the recent past. I’m happy to say that in the…

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Bibliophilia

A quiet, soft spot to be alone A steaming cuppa, a good book, warm blanket, Getting lost in the words of a land unknown Knights and maidens glorified in iambic sonnet Uncharted stars and worlds strange Joining an unexpected journey with a Hobbit A family saga set against the good earth Freedom to read radical…

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100 Word Challenge: Read

We are in the middle of Banned Books Week, so what better time to be rebellious and dig into a book filled with diverse ideas, sacrilegious themes, and offensive language. Delve into books like “The Lord of the Rings,” “The Lord of the Flies,” or “All the Kings Men.” Maybe read “The Jungle,” or “Animal…

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