There's nothing better than a summertime read that so thoroughly describes the tragic, horrific event of an ocean pier falling and taking human life with it. The title of this short story collection by Mark Haddon (and consequently, the title of the first of these stories) is so simplistic, so matter of fact, yet no detail between the … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge 2016: The Pier Falls and Other Stories
I had hoped not to be so terrible with posting during the last few days, but alas, Thanksgiving festivities kept me from my blog duties. Thankfully a new month is starting tomorrow, which means time will be spent scheduling, goal making, and organizing within the next few days. For now, here is the wrap-up of my November … Continue reading RC2015 – November II: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Starting as a copywriter in an industry of which I held average knowledge - about furniture, the difference between a pattern and a solid, that light bulbs have differing wattages, and perhaps a couple more - was a little intimidating, I'll admit. Luckily, my co-workers hold much more than an average knowledge and are [still] … Continue reading Colorful Things
Good afternoon readers. Yes, I have completed the first half of my November Reading Challenge, and I am quite happy about it. I sipped on a Cappuccino while I lazily sat reading this morning as I finished Why Not Me?, and no, not a Cappuccino from a quaint, cozy coffee shop; a delicious powdered mix spooned into … Continue reading RC2015 – November I: Why Not Me?
Good morning and happy Sunday! Also, happy Daylight Saving Time and first day of NaNoWriMo, NaBloPoMo, and all the other November Writing Challenges. I did have to manually set back one wall clock as well as the stove clock and my coffee maker clock, but of course my gadgets did it automatically. Oh, I need … Continue reading RC2015 – November Intro