Reading Sludge.

My reading has slowed down a bit. I was doing well at the start of February and finished five books. Now that it’s February, I’m in a my usual mood with reading. I start a book, decide I don’t want to read it and pick up another one. This has happened to me several times … Continue reading Reading Sludge.

Things I’d like to do with my life someday.

Get a degree in business and creative writing Hike the entire Appalachian trail Work for the military (as a civilian) Move to a different state or country. Preferably in the mountains. Either the Appalachians or up in Alaska somewhere. Learn to snowboard properly so I can understand why my husband loves it. Learn another language … Continue reading Things I’d like to do with my life someday.

Educated by Tara Westover

Educated by Tara Westover Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House (2018) Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir Summary Growing up in the shadow of Buck’s Peak in Idaho, Tara’s family is suspicious of the outside world: of the government, of medical care, of schooling. In spite of physical, emotional, educational, and mental neglect, she is able to … Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover

Dream life.

What does your dream life look like? I always think about this question and my thoughts rotate around different aspects of life as some things look more appealing at different points in my life. My dream life would be full of travel and not just around my own country. There’s so many countries and cultures … Continue reading Dream life.

Defining success.

Success is sometimes a foggy idea. Photo by Ashley French December 2022 How do you define success? I struggle with the idea of what success means. For a long time, I’ve subscribed to the idea of success to mean have a great job with lots of money, a big house, and lots of travel. I … Continue reading Defining success.

Resolutions for 2023

I decided to make my reading goal for the year as 100 books. I don’t think I’ve ever made it to 100 before but I’m going to try this year. We’ll see how it goes. I’ve also started a bullet journal. I don’t think I’m doing it right and I’m not going to follow all … Continue reading Resolutions for 2023

2022 in Review

Alan over at They Call Me Tater did his year in review and of course being that type of person, I thought that this was a good idea and wanted to do my own post. Winter 2022 started off a little rocky, at the end of January my husband and I both got sick for … Continue reading 2022 in Review

Question of the Week #25

For an all expense paid, one week vacation anywhere in the world, would you be willing to kill a beautiful butterfly by pulling off its wings? What about a cockroach? I don’t think I’d be able to kill anything, even a cockroach. Why would you kill something beautiful just so you can go anywhere in … Continue reading Question of the Week #25