2018 Challenge Update (Week 5)

In the last week I read two more books off my TBR list, so I am still on track as far as my reading challenges go. Thank goodness for audiobooks, though I did enjoy some glorious hours with my Kindle in stolen moments of quiet. George Orwell's Burmese Days was particularly nice to listen on … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 5)

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2018 Challenge Update (Week 4)

So we are back to the time of the year where if I average a book a week I am happy. Between school and family my energy is always zapped at the end of the day, and reading novels is something I do while I am waiting to fall asleep. Not to say I have … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 4)

2018 Challenge Update (Week 3)

Classes have officially started, and guys I did not miss the crazy never-ending to-do list. I ran to Staples today to pick up some final back to school supplies, and this planner seems to have been designed just for me. Bonus being bound (spiral bound planners never last long in my bag), and proceeds go … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 3)

2018 Challenge Update (Week 2)

This past week was my last week on break before college classes pick up again. I picked up several shifts substitute teaching to pay for text books, and was able to read a bit in the classroom. In total I completed two more books last week (one was for book club), and have about another … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 2)

2018 Challenge Update (Week 1)

After a whirlwind of activity that was my semester and then diving straight into the holidays I enjoyed having last week off to decompress and mentally refresh. Anne was in school and my husband was at work, so I relished having the house to myself. I return to the research lab this week, and my … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 1)

2018 Reading Challenges

New Year is one of my favorite times of the year. There is nothing quite like the feeling of wiping the slate clean and starting again renewed. In 2018 I hope to read more broadly and intentionally, discovering new authors while whittling down my >1200 book TBR list on Goodreads. To help guide my reading … Continue reading 2018 Reading Challenges