Tequila Mockingbird: The Lime of the Ancient Mariner
I read Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in college, so it’s been over four years since I’ve been really familiar with it. Even when I was familiar with the words and lines, it was not really my cup of tea. And unfortunately, Tim Federle’s recipe inspired by this poem also fell flat for me.
Tequila Mockingbird: Gin Eyre
Well, it’s about time I try another cocktail from Tim Federle’s Tequila Mockingbird. I decided to select one I was pretty sure I would like, and since the literary connection is with my favorite literary heroine, the Gin Eyre was the obvious choice.
Tequila Mockingbird: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita
Happy Margarita Day! I learned what a momentous day today was while I sat at my desk at work, so I’m happy to report I’m now sitting in my apartment with a margarita in hand. Well, on the table as I type this. Anyway, Margarita Day got me thinking about the novelty book, Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist. A friend gifted this to me during the holidays, and I have yet to make any of the beverages inside. What a great day to start!
From My Bookshelf: Sense, Gospel, Epic, Tequila
I’m just now remembering that I did not do a From My Bookshelf post in December, so I’ll add an extra book to this one. The beginning of the year has been busy for me, which has reminded me of how motivated I become when I’m busy. I’m already on a great path for making my posts much more regular, which I believe to be the result of the aforementioned busy-ness and the need to distract myself from really anything going on in the world right now. BUT ANYWAYS, here are four books from my shelves: