Goodbye, 2021!

What a year! I managed to read 100 books this year, and even though I read them in fits and bursts, I got all the way through them and doubled my reading goal for the year. Here's a list of all the books I read in 2021: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn JoukhadarThe … Continue reading Goodbye, 2021!

An End-Of-Year Shelf Clean Out

Welcome to the End of the Year. It's been a hot minute since I posted anything on here, mostly because I wasn't reading anything and if I'm not reading, what is there to be writing about? (I actually could have written a lot - maybe about my NYC trip or about the new recipes I've … Continue reading An End-Of-Year Shelf Clean Out

Four Year Blog-a-versary!

Technically, the four-year mark is tomorrow, April 27, but since I've got a Top Ten Tuesday post scheduled for tomorrow, I figured talking about things a day early wouldn't be too bad. But wow - four years! I can't believe I've been doing this for four entire years. I've gone back and looked at some … Continue reading Four Year Blog-a-versary!

It’s 2021 – Now What?

I'm sitting here trying to think back over all that happened in 2020, and there are only a few things that stand out for me: I've been working from home since MarchMy sister graduated collegeI built a computerI got marriedWe went on our honeymoon I started working from home in March (March 23, to be … Continue reading It’s 2021 – Now What?

Quarantine: Week Thirty-Two

We're at Week Thirty-Two of working from home, and I found out on Friday that we're starting the return-to-work phases next month, and I might be back in the office by December (on a week on, week off rotation). But let's talk about what's going on currently here: Reading It's been another week of picking … Continue reading Quarantine: Week Thirty-Two

Quarantine: Week Thirty-One

It's Week Thirty-One of working from home, and we got the news last week that we may be starting our return-to-office phases on November 1. You know, right as cases are beginning to skyrocket to their highest numbers since July. No big deal, right? People are just getting pandemic fatigue. Who cares if there's still … Continue reading Quarantine: Week Thirty-One

Quarantine: Week Thirty

Thirty Weeks. Two hundred and ten days of me sitting at my desk in my home office instead of commuting downtown to sit at a desk in a bigger office. It still blows my mind that it's been this long, and that we're not currently looking at going back into the office until probably January. … Continue reading Quarantine: Week Thirty

Quarantine: Week 28

It's Week 28 of working from home. Week 28 of sitting at my desk, day after day, trying to keep my cat from sitting at my laptop. I feel like there's so much more that I should be doing, but instead of actually doing something I'm just sitting in my desk chair and spinning around … Continue reading Quarantine: Week 28