What I Read in 2018

This year I really did cut back on TV and read more. I followed the Popsugar Reading Challenge and the Around the Year in 52 books. I am happy to say, other than the book I am currently reading, I have finished both challenges. I have read 75 books this year. Some I loved, some …

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Renovating Update

Finally getting somewhere. Still too many started projects that I am too exhausted to finish. Need new windows, stucco updated and a new furnace. (Must win lottery or have them donated.) Single mom seeking benefactor. Haha. Can finally shower in the master bathroom. And finally have a door on the bathroom. My mom is getting …

Reading Historical Fiction

It's interesting. I choose books to fulfill a category in the challenges I am following. I don't choose them because they are about World War II. But I have ended up reading several of those. They have also taught me a lot about the war that they don't teach you in school and even though …

Why I Read

A cheaper form of entertainment. Sure. If you are getting the books for free. I have to keep reminding myself to go to the library. I have always loved to read. I read Forever by Judy Blume when I was either in junior high or early high school. I picked it up because it was …

100 Book You Should Read in a Lifetime?

There are for sure some books in here I will never read. But anytime I am out of lists, I can turn to this one for a book to pick up. I just don't see how some of these books made this list, and how other books didn't make the list. I am also sure …

Top Posts for 2017

I don't get a lot of traffic. I don't post enough.  Interesting that my home page was hit 211 times. In fact, on that list, very few are actual posts from 2017 or even posts at all. But here were my top 5 posts of 2017. #1 Industrial Towel Bar This was a post from early …

Forthcoming in 2018

What are your goals for 2018? Do you pick a word of the year to live by? I have picked a word for years, but I don't end up remembering to follow that word the whole year. HAHA. I could have expanded on what I wanted to succeed at, but finding a job where I …

What I Read in 2017

If you like to read, I highly recommend you start using Goodreads to track what you read and want to read. It gives recommendations and there are so many book giveaways also. I also recommend checking out the Popsugar reading challenge to give yourself a more vast variety of books to read. So many of …