Review: The Best Books I’ve Read (or am Currently Reading) This Year: 2015

I love the end of the year.  Autumn and winter are in full swing, there’s a chill in the air, and the lists of bests start rolling in quicker than is humanly possible to sift through.  I’ve been sharing a few lists of my own over the past month or so with movies and television, but I want to talk today about my favorite books, not ever mind you–just what I’ve been into this year. (more…)


Oh…It’s Christmas Already

In the immortal words of Darlene Love, sung again, and made popular, by Mariah Carey: “They’re singing ‘Deck the Halls’ but it’s not like Christmas at all. Please. Baby please. Come Home. Please. Home home. Baby.”

And for the first time–it’s true. (more…)

Life: Mid-December Update

I’m falling a little behind with this.

It’s always when I get super busy (or at least when in my mind I’m super busy) that I struggle to keep up with posting things.  It isn’t that I don’t have things to say, but I feel like when I get out of the groove of actually saying those things and neglect thinking and sharing aloud, it only becomes harder to get back into it the longer I go without posting.

So, I want to kickstart some mid-December action, some 4 days from Christmas-ness, with just an update of sorts. (more…)