Category Archives: Book-related personal narratives

Recent Acquisitions (by Bethany)

I know – you probably haven’t spent all weekend worrying about my no-book-buying challenge. But as you may remember, I have made a commitment to mostly stop buying books – and to make exceptions for good reasons, which you can … Continue reading

Posted in Acquisitions, Book-related personal narratives, Favorite bookstores, Glimpses into Real Life | 4 Comments

True confessions Saturday (by Jill)

  I’ve done “True Confessions Tuesday” and “True Confessions Thursday” before. I’ve never done one on a Saturday before, probably because it doesn’t have quite as good a ring to it. So my confession is this: I’m tired of writing … Continue reading

Posted in Book-related personal narratives, Reviews by Jill | 3 Comments

It’s PfP’s answer to #tbt….

And I’ve barely read anything since Tuesday. Or maybe Monday. I hate it when this happens. I get distracted by things like work and watching Modern Family reruns and taking the dog for a walk and I don’t get any reading … Continue reading

Posted in Book-related personal narratives, Reviews by Jill | 2 Comments

Thoughts on Shakespeare’s As You Like It (by Bethany)

The weekend before last, Jill and I took a quick trip to Tahoe to see As You Like It at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. I’ve attended this festival – which used to be called Shakespeare at Sand Harbor – … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book-related personal narratives, Drama, Reviews by Bethany, William Shakespeare | 2 Comments

Greetings from somewhere in the middle of California

So the husband and I are currently driving down I-5. We are somewhere past Harris Ranch. I always have this feeling of nostalgia when I drive on this freeway. The summer after our junior year of high school Bethany and … Continue reading

Posted in Book-related personal narratives, Reviews by Jill | Leave a comment

Greetings from Carson City

Last night, Jill and I saw As You Like It at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor on Lake Tahoe’s eastern shore. The play was updated and set in the early 20th century, and I liked it quite … Continue reading

Posted in autobiographical photo montages, Book-related personal narratives, Drama, William Shakespeare | Leave a comment

Casting Call: Lord John Grey (by Bethany)

Do you ever finish a book – or get halfway through it, or finish several books in a series – only to realize that your mind has decided to visualize the novel’s action in a place that is familiar to … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book-related personal narratives, Diana Gabaldon, Fiction - Fantasy, Fiction - general, Fiction - Historical, Reviews by Bethany | 6 Comments