First Lines Fridays #2

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…

First Lines Fridays #1

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…

A2Z 2021 Theme Reveal

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in…

Coloring Pages: Floral Poem & Quote

A thing of beauty is a joy foreverIts loveliness increases; it will neverPass into nothingness; but still will keepA bower quiet for us, and a sleepFull of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. – John Keats, Endymion Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded…

First Kiss

It was the best first kiss in the history of first kisses. It was as sweet as sugar. And it was warm, as warm as pie. The whole world opened up and I fell inside. I don’t know where I was, but I didn’t care. I didn’t care because the only person who mattered was…

Outstanding Blogging Award – Culture Shocks

Thank you! Featured Photo by Clifford Photography on UnsplashJyotsna Shenoy at Art Psycho nominated me for the “Outstanding Blogging Award”! RULES: Provide the link to the creator’s original award post. (very important: see why in step 5) Answer the questions provided. Create 7 unique questions. Nominate 10 bloggers. Ensure that they are aware of their…

Book Recommendations that Speak Out Against Injustice

Hello everyone, the moderator of our alumni book club wrote me an email a few weeks ago, and I wanted to share with everyone who may be interested apropos of current events. Hi Sa, “Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind.” -Toni Morrison In light…

#Haiku – Enjoyable Possibilities

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” C.S. Lewis Happiness atlasColorful pages attractMeaningful lives found

#SoCS- The Toy that Rocked my World

A Delightful Blue Discovery… My life before simpleA linear path filled with a fairly predictable routineThen, one hot summer day…The library presented an irresistible challengeItching with anticipation!Waited for what seemed like eternity!The mission was to read 20 books! The reward? A yo-yo!The latest spinning crazeAllowing gravity to unwind the string Lighting up the world of…