Monthly Archives: September 2013

Thoughts on Booktopia Michigan

I am just back from another fantastic Booktopia weekend.  I am at a loss for words to describe how it was, so I will have to let some photos do the talking for me. Booktopia was held in Petoskey, Michigan, … Continue reading

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Macbeth Readalong

I shouldn’t really admit this, but during the work day I will occasionally spend a few moments on Twitter (I’m @bibliosue) to take a break and interact with my bookish friends.  One day I was “eavesdropping” on a conversation between … 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. Just a quick post to provide proof that my 5k on the elliptical machine a few weeks ago was not a fluke.  … Continue reading

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Books and Art

  Yesterday I went into Chicago and spent a few hours at The Art Institute, enjoying their special exhibition called Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity and visiting my favorite Monet pictures in their permanent collection (like this one).  When I was … Continue reading

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The Orphan Master’s Son – Help!

My book club will be meeting on Monday to discuss Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son.  It was loved by Ann and Michael of Books on the Nightstand, two of my favorite bookish people, and this year it won The … 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. Last week at the gym I registered for a Kettlebell Boot Camp which starts in a couple of weeks.  I’m no longer … 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. So after last Tuesday’s workout session, I didn’t go back to the gym until …. today.  Bad girl :-(.  In my (weak) … Continue reading

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