Monthly Archives: May 2016

Reader, I finished it!  Final thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager (by Jill)

After what feels like the time it took Claire and Jamie to find each other again between the events of Dragonfly in Amber and Voyager, I finally finished the third book in the Outlander series yesterday afternoon.  It was a … Continue reading

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So close to the end….

  I have fifty-five pages to go in Voyager. If I’d skipped that last nap this afternoon I probably would have finished it today. But that’s okay. After Bethany and I had a conversation in our comments section about the … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Books about the Middle Ages always go so well with my sangria sweater. I wonder why that is. I’m making great progress on the sweater. I’ve just started decreasing for the sleeves on the front panel. The back panel is … Continue reading

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Nope. I’ve got nothing.

There’s a very good chance Bethany and I are in a competition this month to see who can write the most inane blog post.  It’s nothing we planned, but that’s what I think May 2016 might be turning into.  Dear … Continue reading

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An Artsy Cat Photo…

…because I just can’t even. This is Helen. Helen, meet the internet. Internet, meet Helen. I may be off my blogging game lately, but at least I’m not as bad as the guest commentator on CNN who just described Hitler … Continue reading

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Early Thoughts on Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose

Because I really don’t have enough projects to juggle right now (that’s a joke), I decided to start reading Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose. I actually do have a reason for reading it now, but it’s not an … Continue reading

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Read All Day Saturday Fail (by Jill)

  Today went very similarly to yesterday but with less napping, and more watching of the idiot box. Super annoying. The good news is that I had a nice, relaxing day home with my husband and four legged family members, … Continue reading

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