Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Re-Reading Edition

I am still in a reading slump as I have not completed a single book this week.  But that’s ok, because I am re-reading one of my all-time favorite books and it’s worth taking my time to savor it. A … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. I’m not Catholic, but I feel like I need to make a confession:  It has been three weeks since I made my … Continue reading

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Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman

Unorthodox:  The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman Published:  2012 by Simon & Schuster Source:  Purchased (e-book) I’ve always been interested in other cultures, but since I read Anne Frank:  The Diary of a Young Girl when … Continue reading

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Recent DNFs

You are all probably tired of hearing about my recent case of the blahs, but I just wanted to share with you some of the books that did not keep me interested over the last few weeks.  I normally don’t … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — Making Progress Edition

I’m still in a bit of a funk where nothing is holding my interest for very long BUT I feel I am making progress to get out of it and this week I should be heading back to normal (as … Continue reading

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BBAW Interview: Meet The Book Bunny

Happy Book Blogger Appreciation Week – the week where book bloggers celebrate, well, themselves. I frankly haven’t been too active on the book blogosphere lately with other things going on, but I did sign up to participate in the book … Continue reading

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Howard’s End is on the Landing

Howard’s End is on the Landing:  A year of reading from home by Susan Hill Published:  2010 by Profile Books Source:  Purchased   When browsing the site of the Major Online Bookseller in search of items to purchase with a … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Bored Edition

After all of the anticipation and excitement of last weekend, where my brothers and their families came to visit and I ran my first 5k, this week has been anti-climactic.  I suppose I needed the time to “chill out” and … Continue reading

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Readers’ Workouts

The Readers’ Workouts meme is hosted at Joy’s Book Blog.   This is a place to share exercise successes and challenges. Well, I have completed my 5k and I was able to achieve my goal of my time equal to my age.  In … Continue reading

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