Top 5 Books I Didn’t Like that Others Loved

Oh boy. We're getting into dangerous, rant-like territory here, so I hope your hats are tuck tight on your heads. Thanks to Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm for fueling my passionate rants today. Couldn't have done it without you! To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee I've written an entire post as to why this … Continue reading Top 5 Books I Didn’t Like that Others Loved


The End…and a New Beginning

I am pleased to tell you that this is my very last day working in retail. You read that right: I am no longer going to be in Retail Hell. I have ascended to a higher plane of existence. Here's what happened: a few months ago, I interviewed for a receptionist position in the big … Continue reading The End…and a New Beginning

Recipe Review: Basic Homemade Bread

Original Recipe from┬áTaste of Home. I've always wanted to make my own bread. This past week, I found a really cute speckled bread pan at Aldi and decided I was going to make my own bread. The opportunity presented itself on Monday, when both of my tutoring students cancelled on me and I had the … Continue reading Recipe Review: Basic Homemade Bread

Top 5 Books that Need a Prequel

Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday, hosted as always by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm! This week's topic is 5 books that need a prequel. I know I've done a list at some point in time where I talked about books that┬ádidn't need a sequel (or am I imagining things?), so this one is especially … Continue reading Top 5 Books that Need a Prequel

“Let’s Get Rid of the Humanities!”

This afternoon, I was sitting in my only class of the semester (The Vonnegut Aesthetic, which reminds me, I still have to write those Vonnegut posts...sigh), and my teacher brought up things that would make Kurt Vonnegut angry in the modern world. Vonnegut, if you didn't know, passed away in April 2007, so he missed … Continue reading “Let’s Get Rid of the Humanities!”