Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Library Loot

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and me that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.


I have yet to read a book by Alice Waters. Hopefully I'll get to this one.

I'm looking forward to Meyer's new series. 

What did you get this week? Share your loot below.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

March Goal Update

  • Hike part of the Pacific Crest Trail. Planned some hikes in April to get ready for my longer hike. 
  • Learn to knit and crochet. No progress here.
  • Learn to use the sewing machine I bought. No progress here either. 
  • Get rid of 1000 items out of our house.  Did a deep cleaning of the kitchen. Got rid of a bunch of stuff. 
  • Watch 12 pre-2017 movies. I watched 3 movies this month: Hercules, High School Musical, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. I'm amazed that I had time to watch that many movies.
  • Get 90,000 steps at least one week a month. I just need to make more time to walk. But I got 75,0800 the first week of March.
  • Finish cleaning out the garage and move my car inside. No progress here.

Monday, April 2, 2018

March Book Tally

The Brightest Fell by Seanan McGuire
The Worrier's Guide To Life by Gemma Correll

Wow. I hardly read anything this month. And I hardly blogged. Hopefully I'll read some more in April.


Books read this month: 2
Books read this year: 13

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

My Fandoms: Harry Potter

While getting ready for Emerald City Comic Con, I started thinking of all the fandoms I'm apart of. so I'm going to do this series about each fandom I belong to. These are in no particular order.

Harry Potter
I've read all the book, seen the movies, dressed up as HP characters for Halloween and various other events. I have tons of Harry Potter stuff.

I enjoy the characters, the story. I like the character development. The story is very rereadable. The movies are a lots of fun and a pretty good.

Monday, March 5, 2018

February Goals Update

  • Hike part of the Pacific Crest Trail. I think I've decided on where and when. 
  • Learn to knit and crochet. No progress here.
  • Learn to use the sewing machine I bought. No progress here either. 
  • Get rid of 1000 items out of our house. I took 4 boxes of stuff to the thrift store this month.
  • Watch 12 pre-2017 movies. I watched New York, I Love You. It's several short stories made into one long movie. Each segment has it's own director and cast. Some of the casts overlap. Lots of famous actors. It was interesting. 
  • Get 90,000 steps at least one week a month. The first week of February I did 81,390 steps. That was close. I was still sick off and on so there were several days of sleeping. 
  • Finish cleaning out the garage and move my car inside. I moved a bunch of stuff around but still too much to bring in the camping gear. I'm leaning toward not moving my car inside so we can get a freezer. 

Friday, March 2, 2018

February Book Tally

The Hanukkah Mice by Steven Kroll
Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
The Very Crowded Sukkah by Lesile Kimmelman
Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Andersen

Books read this month: 7
Books read this year: 11

A better month. Although I only read children's books or comic books. Either way I was reading. And enjoying what I read. I'll take it.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Library Loot

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and me that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.
Sounds like it was written for me.

Reloot.

What did you get this week? Claire's got the linky.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

My Fandoms: Firefly

While getting ready for Emerald City Comic Con, I started thinking of all the fandoms I'm apart of. so I'm going to do this series about each fandom I belong to. These are in no particular order.

First up, Firefly.
In 2005, my friend, Sara, invited me to see a movie with her. The movie was called Serenity. Her boyfriend didn't want to go so I happily went with her. Sara explained the movie was based on a tv show and she tried to explain the show. I went to see the movie without any real good idea about the show. I enjoyed the movie so she lent me her DVDs of the tv show. That's how I became a Browncoat.

I enjoy Firefly because it's basically a space western. I love the characters. So well thought out and compelling. It was really sad that it was only one season. I would have would liked to see how the characters turned out. 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Library Loot

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and me that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time during the week. And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries.


I've enjoyed Holly Black's other books so I had to pick this one up.

I found this one on a list of WWII fiction. I'm trying to read more WWII fiction especially books set in German occupied countries.

What did you get this week? Share your loot below.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Love List


Sweats
Wings
Steak
 Coke Zero
Going to the movies
Hanging out with Tai and Houdini

Knitting
Empires & Puzzles
Instacart