Monthly Archives: February 2014

My New Favorite Bookstore

I am taking an intensive four-day class on narrative writing. Today was Day 2. Yesterday I had to leave early because I wasn’t able to get off work in the afternoon, but today, tomorrow, and Sunday I’ll be there all … Continue reading

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The post I can’t believe I made it all the way to February 20th before writing

Today was one of those days that didn’t work out quite as planned for me.  My plan was to get up early (and by early on my weekend I mean not earlier than 8am), eat breakfast, finish Into the Woods, … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Believe it or not, this is the second sleeve of the Sunset Sweater, and the final piece I need to make before I can start to piece the sweater together. I got a LOT of knitting done this weekend. I … Continue reading

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I know, I’m totally milking this book for posts. Part Two of Jill’s review of Kim Harrison’s Into the Woods

Here is some advice to everyone: don’t spend seventy five percent of the drive from Woodland to Sonoma typing on your phone nonstop.  Though I was overall fairly pleased with the post, I had a headache for a while.  I … Continue reading

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A Knitting Update

I usually confine my knitting posts to Yarn Along Wednesdays, since we’re a book blog, not a knitting blog, first and foremost. But today is a little different. I am working quite intensely these days to prepare for a class … Continue reading

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Russell Edson’s “The Mouse Dinners”: Still Revolting After All These Years

In high school, Jill and I had the same English teacher for three out of the four years. Sophomore year was the exception: I had Mr. Bjorkquist and she had Mr. Barmore. Both were good teachers – in fact, come … Continue reading

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On the road to nowhere: thoughts on the first part of Kim Harrison’s Into the Woods

I am going to try posting from the Word Press iPhone app today because the husband and I are driving to parts unknown for an event of extreme importance and I elected to sleep in today rather than rising early … Continue reading

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