I was recently introduced to the #24in48 reading challenge; that is, try to spend 24 hours out of a 48-hour period reading! I had never timed myself reading before, and I'm not sure what I'll do with the fact that when I really love a novel I read 50 pages an hour. (Then experience a… Continue reading #24in48 Challenge!
Shots from a drive through Delaware, from New Castle to Yorklyn, and some PA as well
84 books in 2020 Did you know you don't have to always find a silver lining? Sometimes it's OK to say that a hard year was difficult, unpleasant, unwelcome and unfair. This year was brutal and yeah, it's cool I read 80+ books but given the choice, I'd read zero books and have zero people… Continue reading What I Read in 2020
The two words I associate with the Christmas season of this pandemic year are:Simple & Community I have long disdained the commercialism and shopping associated with American Christmas, so there's something potent to me about in person-shopping and crowded malls spreading a deadly virus this year. Avoid the mall? No. Problem.This isn't the first year… Continue reading A Simple Solstice
When I lived in Cape Town I learned that two insulting things to call people were "hectic" and "busy." Having too much going on was negative. Being unable to unwind or just exist in the moment was pitiable. But in the nine years I've been back in the US, I've become the hectic one. I've… Continue reading You cannot conquer time.