Category Archives: Glimpses into Real Life

A Review of Diana Gabaldon’s Virgins

One tidbit you might not know about me is that my right shoulder has earned dozens of five-star ratings on AirBnB among the under-two set. It’s not something I’ve cultivated; it’s just one hell of a comfortable shoulder. My left … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Silliness of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors and the Pleasures of Seeing It Anyway

Back in grad school I was part of a short-lived Shakespeare reading group. Four or five of us met on weekend mornings to read all or part of a Shakespeare play. We started working through the plays in alphabetical order, … 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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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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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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Read All Day Friday Fail (by Jill)

  It’s almost like God or fate or karma or something always knows when I want to have a Read All Day Friday, and throws myriad obstacles in my way. Today, despite the fact that I managed to sit in … Continue reading

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